Sec. 301.72-5a administrative instructions

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Title:
Sec. 301.72-5a administrative instructions modifying white-fringed beetle quarantine regulations authorizing treatment of potting soil
Series Title:
B.E.P.Q.
Portion of title:
Modifying white-fringed beetle quarantine regulations authorizing treatment of potting soil
Physical Description:
2 p. : 27 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Strong, Lee A
United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Publisher:
United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- United States   ( lcsh )
White-fringed beetles -- Control -- United States   ( lcsh )
Soil fumigation -- United States   ( lcsh )
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federal government publication   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )

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Caption title.
General Note:
"January 28, 1939."
General Note:
"Lee A. Strong, Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine"--P. 2.

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University of Florida
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aleph - 030489009
oclc - 792807394
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Full Text

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UNITED STATES DEP]AZT1--T O AG cU 1P.E
Bureau of Entomology and: Plant Q arantine
Washington, D. C.

B.E.P. Q.--489 January 29, .

Sec. 301.72-5a--Adninistrative In-tr-ctions -
Mrodifying white-fringed beetle arantir
reollations authorizing treatment of #c
soil


Recent experimental work by the Burea- of Entomol Fy and Plant
Quarantine of the U. S. DepartmeLt cf Lericulture has pr rved tnut
potting soil can be successfully treated Ly the foi]lwi:g r.thds fir
t1e control of the rhite-fringed beetle.
TPE-K'TM:-,:YT AUTH-ORI!ZED

Under provisions contained i. R.ilaticn 5(4)(Se0. 3c1 .72-5)
supplemental to Notice r.f 4uarantine ],P. 72 (Sec. 301.72), the Chief
of the Bureau of Entom~loy and Plant renui'e aut-orize:, as a
prerequisite t; certification, either of the f llwin :-et-o)ds nf
treatment for "Dotting soil" wYhr drne u.cer tile spervi ion ;)f an
authorized inspector of tie U. S. Depart mnt -f Agriculture.



(I) Pctting souil rust be treated in a 2 r.i .r with :thyl
bromide in a sagee of 40 cubic ceiititrs vet-yL ir ti:re p
cubic yard of soil for a period of 48 ours.

(2) The sides, b tt w, and seus f ;hi c .td:iier ; .al I :
tight, preferabLy lined with sn-:et -tetal, and i.a! i hav- t r "r
be covered with a tarpaulin immediately after tle fu: ieant is *! ;iC.

(3) The c-ndition of the soil a.nd t a parat' z a t
method of application of the f-xmigant uct muet til appr w. I a..
authorized ispector :f the U, S. Department of A :rirn.tur

HIAT TR-AT!:FN: "L:HZD
(i) ive steam ,urior pre ssure of r. D, r *
inch, shall be applied throur a gri f ,-:.rat a at t
bottom of the zteri izing b'x r rruck b 'taiiA. t, I r
a period f 4 iutes 'r until all prt f t' a r atc :ra-
ture of 2u00 F.




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(2) The grids shall be construtcted of 1-inch pipes, perforated
with holes 1/32 inch in diariter ol the upper side and connecting at
one end to a manifold into which the steam is introduced.
(3) The layer of soil in the sterilizing box shall not be more
than 2 feet, 6 inches deep.

DISCLAIMER

In authorizing the movement of potting soil treated according tc
the requirements stated above, it is understood that no liability shal
attach either to the U. S. Department of Agriculture or to any of its
employe-es in the event of injury resulting from the use of these treat-
ments.

CAUT ION

Methyl bromide is a gas at ordinary temperatures. It is color
less and practically odorless ii concentrations used for fumigation of
plants. It is a poison, and the operator should use an approved gas
mask when exposed to the gas at concentrations used in fumigation.

After fumigatirn of potting soil by the above method, the cover
should be removed and the soil allowed to aerate.

(Sec. 301.72-5a) / .E.P.q.--4s9, January 2, 1939.7



LEE A. STRONG
Chief, Bureau of EntomoloQ and Plant Cpuarantine.