Ar-REUjTTWjAL REnSE.AROH ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER III-BREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY D PANT JARANTINE
PART 301-DQES3TIC QUARANTINE NOTICES
IYY MDTH AND BRON-TAIL MOTH QARANTINE RErULATIONS MODIFTED
aistrative instructions authorize the interstate movement of Christevergreen boughs frm the generally infested area regulated under the antine after fumigation and certification. Experiments have demonth igation ofgypsy moth egg clusters under specified conditions will VEperience gained during the past 2 years in the use of fumigation
rtification for movement from the lightly infested area has indi'ed'hatsuc tratment is practicable.
T, accordance with the authority conferred upon the Chief of the
ology and Plant Quarantine by the second oroviso of 301.45, Chapter
ode of Federal Regulations [Notice of quarantine No. 45, on account
oth and brown-tail moth), 301.45-3 (b) [paragraph (2) of Regulation
defied effective August 26, 1944, to provide that Christmas trees
oughs originating in the regulated areas may be certified for interto poits outside such areas when fumirated with methyl bromide by
d by the Chief of the Bureau under the direction of an inspector.
experience of the past 2 years has indicated that fumigation with
ay be accomplished without aporaciable initiry to the trees or bouFghs
expressly understood that no liability shall attach either to the
department of Agriculture or to any of its employees in the event of y t thseproducts or to operators.
methyl bromide is a gas at ordinary temperatures. It is colorless
odorles in concentrations used for fumigation of trees and boughs.
and the operators abould use gas masks apnroved by the United States
ffor ue. with methy1bromide, When exposed to the gas in concentraumigation. The products in the fumigation chamber should be well ing air through them, and the car adequately ventilated before it
39 Stat. 1165s 44 Stat. 250; 7 U.. C. 1940 ed. 161; 7 CFR ( 301.45)
ashington, D. C., this 18th day of August 1944.
AVERY S. HOYT,
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 3 1262 09313 6611