UNITED STATES DEPARTiMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Administration Bureau of Entomology and Plant Q7Jarantine Washington 25, D. C.
.January 26, 1953 B.E.P.Q. 465, Supplement No. 3
PLANT QUARANTINE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS
FRENCH COLONIES GUADELOUPE, GUIANA, AID iARTINIQUE
Importation of Cacao, Coffee, and Sugarcane Plants Authorized
According to the Plant Protection Bulletin of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for December 1952, three Orders of France dated September 30, 1952, published in the Journal Officiel, Vol. g4, No, 242, October 9, 1952, provide for the entry of cacao, coffee and sugarcane plants and parts, into the French Colonies of Guadeloupe, Guiana, and Martinique, subject to certification requirements, as follows:
1. CACAO, including seedlings and cacao pods or beans, and parts thereof; Sanitary certificate required, attesting freedom from witchest broom disease (Marasmius perniciosus) in the fields of origin and of virus diseases in the region where grown.
(This supplements the Order of December 3, 1929, as amended See B.E.P.Q. 465, p. 26.)
2. COFFEE, including seedlings, fruits, and unroasted coffee beans in all forms: Sanitary certificate required, attesting freedom from coffee-berry borer (Stephanoderes hampei) and coffee rust (Hemileia vastatrix) in the fields of origin, or indicating, in case of infestation by the borer, that such products have been disinfested.
(This supplements the Order of February 27, 1922, as amended, and the Order of May 19, 1924 See B.E.P.Q. 1465, pp. 28 and 30.)
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3. SUGARCANE, including cuttings, seedlings, and seeds: Certificate of selection control and phytopathological inspection required, attesting in particular freedom of the fields of origin from virus diseases and Tomaspis saccharina.
(This supplements the Order of December 3, 1929 See B.E.P.Q. 465, p. 34.)
Chief,. Bureau ot Entomology and atQrnti