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Sg'W BICL'JRAL RWEEARCH UINISTRATION
AAN u'L .OF omn oa0MLOG AND PLANT QUAANflNE
IOATION RBIE.I30S FOR F'RTUI7'S VEGETABLES, AND CUT FLOEiRS =DER--
AP* SZ ..B tE. Q.ARA.NT2ND BCOMhE EFFECTIVE FOR THE SEASON
...,.':.r....V.t. to the authority vested in the Chief of the Bureau of
.... ..Planit Q uarantine by 301.48 (a) of the regulations supple-
Itot kpanese Tbeetle quarantine, (7 0FR | 301.48-1 at seq.; 13
the beginning of this year's period of adult flight of the
beetle .and areas in which seasonal requirements shall be effective
sa detsoamined o4 the basis of anticipated heavy seasonal occurrence
-:: adult. Administrative instructions to appear as 9 301.48-4a in
j? ', e. Ct Federal Regulations, are hereby issued as follows:
3.Sl 31.4B-4a Aduinistrative instructions designating areas and effec-
ittp of seasonal re ulations of cut flowers, fruits and vegetables.--
^JII^erety ardierd that for the 194B season the application of the
tenat s of 301.48-4 (a) end 301.48-5 of the Japanese beetle regu-
|7CWS *g 301.48-4 (a) and 301.48-5; 13 F. R. 2250) to unprocessed,
Anut flowers when moved in bulk, and fresh fruits and vegetables of
Smhea shipped by refrigerator car or motortruck only, shall begin,
ii':resptt.e areas listed, on the following dates:
At l0i1 a. m., June 7, 1948, in the following areas:
iCounties of Accomac, Norfolk, Northampton, oand Princess
l'Magisterlal district of Sleepy Hole in Nansemond County; and cities of
Portsmouth, South Norfolk and Suffolk.
LflU^^" N At 12:01 a. m., June 21, 1948, in the following areas:
j'.. lawae: The entire State.
,., &. tf OSColumbia: The entire District.
..,,,. .: The entire Statej except tho counties of Allegnny, Calvert,
'rles, Grrett, St. Marys and Jashington.
":." New Tersey: The entire State.
..'... Now York: County of Nassau; the towns of Babylon and Huntington, in
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ienazMylvania: Counties of Adms, Barks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberlend,
S$Jkuphtl1, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lohigh, Montgonomery, Northampton,
hlu01phla atn York.
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S" ",.. : ... UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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Virginia: Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and D.Z...
These requirements shall remain in effect during the current
season until due notice of their discontinuance shall -have been
(Sec. 8, 37 Stat. 318, as amended; 7 U. S. C. 161; 13 F. R, 2502)
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Regulation of the movement of cut flowers, fruits,and voy.e
provided herein must become effective immediately upon the heavy
of the adult Japanese beetle if the spread of this insect to ..Unte.....
States is to be prevented. Emergence -of adults and begiing *:, .....
flight fluctuate with weather '7nd other environmental factors, 4j
predictable within narrow time limits. It is anticipated that tJ..:, :..
season's heavy flight will occur by the dates specified, in these a't
trative instructions. For the reasons stated, it is found upon ..* N..
cause, pursuant to the provisions of section 4 of the Administrn.t*1:: 'I
Procedure Act (60 Stat, 238), that notice and public procedure .. .......
a6Liinistrative instructions arc unnecessary, impracticable, and caM:i -it,
to the public interest, end good cause is. found for issuing these"6 lp...l d
tions effective loss than thirty days after their, publication It:': '.,. ,,:.::..::" .....
Federal Register, "
Should field conditions in other sections of the regulated at.:::1:. ..".ii
close additional areas in which adult Japanese beetles are" abunoi!. '"
where seasonal requirements should be effective, those edministrnaftW i..
structions uill be amended to include such areas. Pending this action .
under authority of 301.48-9, inspection will be made of fruits an 1ge ..
tables moving therefrom to nonregulated area via. refrigerator o0r a' .otori '.,
truck. ;hen such shipments are found to involve danger of dissemltatlnion
of Jepaneso beetles to noninfosted localities, troatmcnt cf such lipme ata..:
will be required. .: 4
Done at Washington, D. C., this 26th day of May 1948. ,,
Acting Chie, reau of
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