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1XIED TATS DPPRTiXNT OF AGRIC-UL7TURE
AGRCUT~fdRES ARCH ADIIINISTR"ATTON
BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY A'ND PLANT QUARANTINE,, 4* DOIESTIC QUAFRAT1Ti1IE NOTICES
MEXICAN FRUITFLY QUTARA NIE; FURTH-ER EXTh NSION OF HARVESTING SEASON
Puruat to the author-ity conf erred upon the Chief of the Bureau of Entozolgy ~ri Plnt Quarantiujne by 301.64-5(a) of the regulations supplemental to the exian ruifly quarantine (7 CFR 1945 S1upp- 301.64-1l through 301,64 -7), the olloingadministrative instructions are hereby adopted:
30165d. Adinstrativ istlacions' further eytending!L havstin7 s -in
undr rquiemetsof Mexican fruitfly re ulationsi The present harvest ting season for raperui, sweet limes, and "sour" and "bitter 7weetll oranges in th.e regulated arai eey further extended from midnght July 17, 1948 untiLmdih uy3
1%8.Thehost free period fLor these fruits shall begin at 12:0'1 a~. Augus-.t 1,0 194, ad cntinue through the last dayr of August 194!?
(Se.8 37 Stat. 318, as amended- 7 U.,S.&. 161)
se f tis acti on is furth-er to extend the hiar-.estirg perioa for
.7. 4thse rutsan additional twro weeks beyond tlia-t provided for- in admin-1Str_ iv =stuctonseffective June 15, 1948S (B., E. P. Q,, 56 8), 13 -.. 471, wl-ichi- extened heharvest~ing season from midnig~r-ht June 151, 1948P until mi-*dnig.,ht Ju'ly 17, 1948*Thisfurther extension is needed! because the avanila ble la-:bor suptply, an-d conitonsinthe groves have delay-ed harve sting of the crop-1 The, pest ri,-k ivlewilnot be increased, since sterilization of fri wil .erqidi
thesme mnneras during the regular harvecstingr. p-erifod Th-is action is taker, in conurrncewith the apporopriaLte regulatory, officials of the Stae f Tc_.xas. 11 iwncesarythat these admiistrativie int-,-ructions become etff.ctive_ at c-.ce -.n ordr o rmt the growe rs to pan their awetin a Ct4i+itS accordin.7 Furtermrethese instructions relie:ve res'tri-ctions, For the re .asons atd it is oud uongoo~d cau~se, !)run to the prov.isio*ns of~ section 4 of -the
Adminitaive Procedure Act (60 Stat0, 238), t hat notice and pubiL proc'dur' -)n thes adinitrative instructions are unne,,ccssary1, -mpractcable and con.ry toth oblic interest and good causeO is found frmn~kir F them ffecive than30 ays after their publi'cationi in th.e Federal _i-Ster_Doeat Wiashington, D. C., this 2nd day of Jiuly 1948.
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