UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Bure'ra of Enatomolo.,7 -nd Prlant Qi.-.ranti.o
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B. E. P. Q.--456
July 10i, 1937.
PLANT-QUARANTINE I; PORT RESTRICTIONS
NYASALAND PROTECT :, PATE
UNITED STATES LEPARTM.ITT OF AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLAITT QUrARAMTITE
Washington, D. C.
B. F. P. Q.--456
July 10,. 1937.
PAITT-QTUARA1'TIFiE IMPORT RESTRICTICiTS
This digest of the plant-qparantine import restrictions of the
Protectorate of Nyasaland has been prepared for the information of
nurserymen, plant-quarantine officials, and others interested in the
exportation of plants and plant products to that country.
It was prepared by Harry B. Shaw, Plant Quarantine Inspectbr
in Charge, Foreign Information Service, Division of Foreign Plant
Quarantines, from a summary published by the Agricultural Department
of Nyasaland, July 3, 19'5.
The information contained in this circular is belied to be
correct and com "lete up to the time of preparation, but it is not
intended to be used independently of, nor as a substitute for, the
original texts of ordinances and proclmations.
L.LP A. STRinG, k-7
chief Bureau .of I '1---" :'- _P-]:ln.t_' a r anting.
PLAIT-V.UAL T TINE IMPORT REST.ICTI iSC
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The Plnt Pests and Diseases Ordinance of 1924.
Proclamation No. 5 of 1924.
The term "plant" means fruit, leaves, seeds, cuttings, roots
or other parts, as well as entire plants, trees, and shrubos.
The term "pest" includes any insect or other invertebrate
animal injurious to plants.
The term diseases" includes any fungous, bacterial, nr other
All plants must be imported by mail, or in bulk throug-h Port
Herald only. Imported plants must be submitted, to the De artment of
Agriculture for examination. Plants imported by mail are submitted for
inspection by the postal authorities before delivery. Arrr '..nts for
the inspection of plants imported through the Customs must be made
between the importer and the Comptroller of Customs. Any imported
plants may be fumigated or otherwise dealt -ith as may bo considered
desirable, at the expense of the importer if necessa.ry.
The importation of plants and seeds of cotton, coffee, tea,
rubber, mangoes, sugarcane, rice, and tobacco, from all countries, is
prohibited without the previous written permission of the Director of
The importation of potatoes and tobacco is prohibited without
a certificate from an authority in the country of origin that the
consignment is, in the case of potatoes, free from wart disease
(Synchytriun endobioticum (Schilb.) Perc.) and Colorado potato beetle
(Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say); and in the case of tobacco, free from
wild fire (Bacterium tabacum 7olf and Foster) and angular leaf spot
(Bacterium angulatum Fromme and Murray); and that they have been grown in
areas free from these diseases and. pests.
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