UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUARANTINE
B. E. P. Q.-521 Effective January 20, 1942
TITLE 7 AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER III BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUARANTINE
Part 301-Domestic Quarantine Notices
MEXICAN FfJIT FLY REGULATIONS MODIFIED-HARVESTING SEASON EXTENDED
I301.64-5d Administrative instructions modifying the restrictions of the Mexican fruitfly Quarantine by extending the harvesting season on oranges and graPefruit.- Pursuant to the authority conferred upon the Chief of the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine by the third proviso of 301.64,, Chapter III,, Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (Notice of Quarantine No. 64), it having been determined by me that a modification may be safely made without increasing the risk of spread of the Mexican fruitfly, 9 301.64-5 (a) (paragraph
(a) of regulation 5 supplemental to this quarantine) is hereby modified effective January 20,. 1942, to extend the harvesting season
for oranges and grapefruit for the Texas Counties of Brooks,. Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy to the close of May 31 for the year 1942,, provided conditions of infestation do not necessitate an earlier closing date.
The host-free period for oranges and grapefruit, under this modification, will begin June 1 and continue through August 31, 1942,. under the regulations,, and the orange harvesting season closes on April 30 as to these three counties and the portion of Jim Wells County which is under regulation. No modification is made as to the harvesting seasons in these counties (7 C. F. R. g 301.64-5; sec. 8, 39 Stat. 1165, 44 Stat. 250; 7 U. S. c. 161.)
Done at Washington, D. C.,. this 17th day of January 1942.
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