sed Effective April 30, 1948
UIWi SITAs IEPAlWXR OF AGalCULTU1RE AGMI[CUL'jd AL MEAEl AIIISTPATION oEAYUB OP MrauoIGY, AID PLANT QUAlRAINE ZJAPlitSE BEETIE QUARANTINE IRUIATIONS MODIfIED
Parsuant to the authority. conferred upon
9 301.48d Administrative instructions; article exempt from certification.
5 following articles, the interstate movement of. which is not considered to contate a risk of Japanese beetle dissemination, are hereby exempted from the retrements of the regulations of the quarantine.
Soil, Hus, Compoat, and Deco ad Manure: Under this classification, the havigg articles are hereby exempted: Grhvels sand,- eensand marl, and clay originating from pits, mines, or deEHme, compost, and decomposed manure when dehydrated, ground, pulverized, compressed.
Nrser stock: Under this classification, the following articles are hereby 6eapted:
Tree bulbs, corms, and tubers, when dormant, except for storage growth, and we free from soil.
Single dahlia tubers or small dahlia root-divisions when free from stems,
cities, and soil. (Dahlia tubers, other than single tubers or mall rootiisions meeting these. conditions, require certification.)
Plants when growing exclusively in Osmunda fiber.
Trailing arbutus or Mayflower (Epigaea repens), when free from soil, Moss and clubmose, ground-pine or running-pine, when free from soil.
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
Na system sufficient to conceal larvae of the Japanese beetle.
C flowers: Under this classification, cut orchids are hereby exempted.
This revision supersedes B. E. P. Q. 533, Revised, effective March 1, 1945
45 SUPs 301.480).
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These instructions shall be effective April 30, 1948, and shall thereafter remain in effect until further modified or revoked.
Since these administrative instructions relieve restrictions, they are within the exception in section 4 (c) of the Administrative Procedure Act and may properl y be made effective less than 30 days after their publication in the Federal Register.
(Secs. 1, 3, 33 Stat. 1269, 1270, sec. 8, 37 Stat, 318, as amended; 7 U. S. C, 141, 143, 161)
Done at Washington., D. C., this 23rd day of March 1948.
Acting Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine