UNITD STES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUTTURE
AGRICUL URAL ILCSEARC} ADMI TI STRATI ON
BUREAU OF EHT MOWGY AND PLA1iT QUAA INET
Washington 25, D. C,
October 2, 1950
iARY OF STATE IMUSERY-STOCK SHIPPING REQ7JIREMNTS AND PLA3T
TIIESAD .IEGULATIONS AF,-CTINrG ITTRSTATE SIPM1nTS
information .contained in this summary was compiled from material
from the plant quarantine official of Maryland and has been ap-
r him. It is issued for the convenience of plant quarantine in-
shippers, transportation agents, truckers, and others concerned
.terstate movement of plants, plant products, and other materials
;o State regulation on account of plant -oests.
summary for Maryland gives the general requirements for shipping
3tock into that State. An appendi't furnishes information on post-
equirenents for mailing plants as well as terminal-inspection pro-
This summary does not include digests of nurscry-stock ca plant
ie requirements relating to the movement of plants entirely within
information containedIin this circular is b!'lieved to be correct
Lete up to the time of preparation, but it is not intended to be
,PenQQntly of or as'a substitute for the original texts of tho
>ns, and it is not to be interpreted as legally authoritative.
.led information address the State Entomolgist, University of
College Park, Maryland.
id(lition to State requirements, shippers will need to take into
Ltion applicable plant quarantines of the United States Department
lture. In most instan-ces these quarantines regulate the inter-
rement of .specified plants, plant products, and other articles
.,nated regulated areas. However, some of these quarantines rega-
interstate movement of certain articles into designated protected.
;opies of such quarantines may be obtained from the Zureau of
,w and Plant Quarantine, Washington 25, D. C.
Chief Burea. of Entomology 6end
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Maryland nursery-stock 3 1262 09314 8152
Summary of General xurser-Stock Shipping Requirements
(Code Pub. Gen. Laws 1996, ch. 290, art. 148,
amended 1898 and 1916, secs.. 66-67)
Definition of Nursery Stock.--Woody plants and parts thereof for propa-
--ation whether field-grown or.wil.d;. greenhouse-grown herbaceous -and woody
plants; annual plants flowering or vegetable; and herbaceous biennial
and perennial plants (including strawberry. plants and aquatic and native
General Shipping Reouirements.--Any nurseryman desiring to ship nursery
stock into Maryland should file with the Maryland State Entomologist a
signed copy of the nursery-inspecItion certificate.Qf the State-where such
stock was grown andt a statement of the location of the nursery or place
of business. 7ach shipment of nursery stock moving into Maryland must be
labeled on the outside with the names of consignor and consignee and be
accompanied by an inspection certificate of the State of origin. Upon
arrival of uncertified nursery stock in Maryland the carrier or person
receiving such stock is required, before making delivery, to notify the
State Entomologist or the State Pathologist.
Maryland maintains no State plant quarantines affecting interstate
The foregoing summary was checked m nd approved on August 27, 1949,
by Ernest N. Cory, State Entomblogist.