UNITED STATES DEPAP LNENT OF AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AU4INISTRAT ION BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUIARAINTINE Washington 25, D. C.
B. E. P. Q. 578-33 March 18, 1952
SM!MA2RY OF STATE NURSERY-STOCK SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS AND PLANT
QUARANTINES AND REGUlATIONS AFFECTING INTERSTATE SHIPMENTS
The information contained in this summary was compiled from material received from the plant quarantine official of New York and has been approved by him. It is issued for the convenience of plant quarantine inspectors, shippers, transportation agents, truckers, and others concerned in the interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other materials subject to State regulation on account of plant pests.
The summAry for New York gives the general requirements for shipping nursery stock into that State, as well as digests of the State plant quarantines and regulations affecting interstate shipments. An appendix fur nishes Information on post-office requirements for mailing plants, as well as terminal-inspection procedure. This summary does not-include digests of nursery-stock or plant-quarantine requirements relating to the movement of plants entirely within the State.
The information contained in this circular is believed to be correct and complete up to the time of preparation, but it is not Intended to be used Independently of or as a substitute for the original texts of the regulations and quarantines, and it is not to be interpreted as legally authoritative. 'For detailed information address the Director, Bureau of Plant Industry, State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Albany 1, New York.
In addition to State requirements, shippers will need to take into
consideration applicable plant quarantines of the United States Dapartment of Agriculture. In most instances these quarantines regulate the inter state movement of specified plants, plant products, and other articles from designated regulated areas. However, some of these quarantines regulate the interstate movement of certain articles into designated protectcd areas. Copies of such quarantines may be obtained from the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Washington 25, D. C.
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New York nursery-stock
Summary of General Nursery-Stock Shippina Requirements
(L. 1927, ch.212, art.14, secs.162 and 163; Circ.No.6.2, 944)
Definition of Nursery Stock.--All trees, shrubs, and plants having a persistent woody stem, and all herbaceous perennials (other than bulbous plants), and parts thereof capable of propagation, except seeds. General Shipping Requirements.--All nursery stock transported into or sold in New York shall bear on the container an unexpired nursery-inspection certificate of the State of origin. Common carriers shall not accept uncertified nursery stock for shipment into New York. Transportation companies and common carriers are required to notify the New York Commissioner of Agriculture of shipments of nursery stock received from outside the
State. Forms for this purpose will be furnished upon request. Anyone in New York receiving uncertified nursery stock shall so notify the Commissioner and hold the shipment unopened pending instructions.
New York plant
Summary of State Plant Quarantines Raspberry Diseases
(Quar. Order No. 23, as amended Mar. 6, 1925; Circ. No. 64j2, 1944)
Shipments of raspberry plants, including roots or tips, from other
States will be allowed to move into New York (1) if such plants have been inspected twice, 1 month apart, during the growing season and are free
from recognized virus and other diseases and insect pests at the second inspection and so certified, and (2) if each shipment of raspberry plants is accompanied by State-of-origin certification of freedom from virus and other diseases.
The foregoing summary was reviewed and approved on February 1, 1952, by H. B. Little, Director, Bureau of Plant Industry.
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