tWISD STAES DZPARTM3NT OF AGRICULTURE
AERICULe2t7JAL aSsARH ADIxaTsATIox
30tJAt 0 1NLO01GY A7D PLATT QUARANTINE Washington 25, D. 0.
March 27, 1951
SmsLARY OF STAa2' iURSEEY-STOCK SHIPITG REqITIESM&TS An PLANT
9,UAATIES A RGUIATIONS AFECTING INTERSTATE SHIPMENTS
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The information contained in this summary was compiled from material received from the plant quarantine official of Rhode I sland and. has been appged by him. It.is issued for the convenience of plant quarantine inae tors,.shippers, transportation agents, truckers, and others concerned inheVinterstate movement of -lants, plant products, and other materials Ject to State regulation on account of plant pests.
The summary for Rhode Island gives the general requirements for shipping nursery stock into that State. An appendix furnishes information on post-office requirements for mailing plants as well bh terminal-inspection procedure. This summary does not include digests of nursery-stock and
lat-quantine requi rements relating to the movement of plants entirely within the State.
The information contained in this circular is believed to be correct and coomlete up to the time'of preparation, but it is not intended to be used. independently of o'r as a substitute for the original texts of the reglations,-and iti s not to be interpreted as legally authoritative. For detailed information address the Acting Administrator, Division of Entomology and Platt 'Industry, State Department of Agriculture and Conservation, State House, Providence 2, Rhode Island.
In addition to State requirements, shippers will need to take into
consideration applicable plant quarantines of the United States Department of Agriculture. In most instances these quarantines regulate the interstate 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 protected areas. Copies of such quarantines may be obtained from the bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Washington 25, D. C,
Chief, Bureal of Entomolog and
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
PRhode Islazid nurseryv-stock 3I 122091 8707
RHODE I S14T
Summary of General .11urse ySto~1c Sina "eguiements
(R .Gen. L.~ Anno tat ed 1938,,;chi 226)
Definition of Ku r se ry S t oc.Cutate wQooy plants, notinldg greenhouse-grown plant s; and cltve& -herbaceous 'biennials and perennials, including strawberry and bulbous plants.'
General "Shipping Reggirementsi-A nonresident nurseryman clesiring1to nol nursery. stock, nto ?ho .e.Isln shoud 1ile~. vaid, official, Auplicate copy: 9,F. his State nursery-inspection certificate with the AdrninisWrtr. Division 6f, 7htomology endPlant ,In strs.t,, reof totc ,.cp
each 'sh ininent or lot of nursery, stock hpemzoes into the State., A no-owr of nursery, stock wishing to Ao business in the State should_ file withte Administrator. a list .of his..souroes Qof nursery ;tockr, each of whih u t hold -a va)M. State insi-nect~on- crtifica ,e, to!,ether with his applctio for-an agent's liesThere inochreor the g~ent 's licensewhc expires. on A,gast 1 following late,.of iTsue. onre~sident,. shi-owersmabe required to, notify the Administrator o f. Aate and deostination of shpent of nursery stock consigned to any person in the State.
A.valid inspection certificA ?. of the*-,State:-.f origin ~mst be.atthe to each shin'ent or container Q-f -nux~pery stock moving -into Rh.od~e Is~lad Carriers may nct- deliver uncertified' shipmP.Ints. of nursery stock4n~ the State and are nfot liable for &4ae re r'si.ng.t oso nm
sery orc i.s mbetto ,iseto and, if ..foun- infested wi1th dangeru
insects orCiseasesjAt may b~e .estroye-or .eturned. Any person dimpot ing nursery stock from foreign countries is. required to notify .the Adininistrator at the time 'the order is placed.
0od I slan1, maintains, no State pfant quarantines affecting inte '4
state shi bments.
The foregoing summary was checked and approved on Se-ptember 15, 194+9, byAlvin J. Cannon, Acting Admiistrator, j