B. E. P. Q. 533 Effective March 30, 1944
TITLE 7 AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER III BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUARANTINE
PART 301 DOMESTIC QUARANTINE NOTICES
TAPANESE BEETLE QUARANTINE REGULATIONS MODIFIED
B 301.48d Administrative instructions; articles exempt from certifica-
tion. Pursuant to the authority conferred upon the Chief of the Bureau of
Entomology and Plant Quarantine by the third proviso of 8 301.48, Chapter III,
Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (Notice of Quarantine No. 48), the fol-
lowing article, the interstate movement of which is not considered to consti-
tute a risk of Yapanese beetle dissemination, are exempted from the restric-
tions of the regulations of this quarantine, effective March 30, 1944.
Nursery stock: Under this classification, the following articles are exempted:
True bulbs, corms, and tubers, when dormant, except for storage
growth, and when free from soil.
Single dahlia tubers or small dahlia root-divisions when free
from stems, cavities, and soil.
(Dahlia tubers, other than single tubers or small root-
divisions meeting these conditions, require certification.)
Orchid plants when growing exclusively in Osmunda fiber.
Trailing arbutus, or Mayflower (Epigaea repens), when free from
Moss and clubmoss, ground-pine or running-pine, when free from
Soil-free aquatic plants.
Soil-free sweetpotato draws.
Soil-free plant cuttings without roots.
Soil-free rooted cuttings, which, at the time of shipment, have
not developed a root system sufficient to conceal larvae of
the Japanese beetle.
Cut flowers: Under this classification, cut orchids are exempted.
(Sec. 8, 39 Stat. 1165, 44 Stat. 250;- 7 U.S.C. 161; 7 CFR
Done at Washington, D. C., this 26th day of February 1944.
Chief, Bureau of Entomology
and Plant Quarantine
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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