Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya

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Plant-quarantine import restrictions of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya
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UNITED STATES DEFKA2vMITT OF AGRICUJLTURlEEBureau of Entomology a~nd Plant Qyctrantirno Washington, D.C.










B. E. P. Q. 479 August 18, 1938.






PLAN\T-QUA.ANTILTE IlIPORT R.:BSTPJCTIOCS OF THE

COLONY AND PROTECT ORATE OF IXENYA







TUITED STATES DEPARTjEITT OF AGRICULTURE Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine Washin:ton, r.C.





EP. Q. 479 August 18, 1938.




PLAITT- QUARANTINE IPORT RESTRICT I ONS

OF THE

COLONY AND PROTECTORATE OF KEYYA



This digest of the plant-quarantine import restrictions of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, which is also applicable to
Uganda, has been prepared for the information of nurserymen, plantquarantine officials, and others interested in the exportation of plants and plant products to those colonies.

It was prepared by Harry B. Shaw, Plant Quarantine Inspector in Charge, Foreign Service Information, Division of Foreign Plant
Quarantines, from Ordinance No. XXIV, August 28, 1937, and Government Notices 687, and 688 of September 2, 1937.

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, nor as a substitute for, the original texts, and it is not to be interpreted as legally authoritative.








LE A. STRONG,
Chief, Bur au of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.






UNITED STATES DEART1 EITT OF AGRICULTUPE
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Washngto, DC.


B. E. P. Q.



PLANT-qUARAN\TINE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS OF TIHE

BRITISH COLOCNTY AM PROTECTORATE OF KE1%TYA


Basic Legislation

The Plant Protection Ordinanco, io. XXIV, August 28, 1937.


Definitions

Section 2 of the Ordinance makes the following definitions: "Animal organism" means any animal organism in any stage of its
existence.
"Disease" means any abnormal condition of plants communicable or
believed to be communicable by the transfer of a causative
agent or by the propagation of the affected plant which the Governor may, by order, declare to be a disease for
the purposes of this ordinance. (See the Order of September 2, 1937, p. 4).

"Pest" means any of the following, which the Governor, by order,
may declare to be a post for the purposes of this Ordinanco:

(a) Any animal or vegetable organism inimical to the
growth or existence of living plants or injurious
to plant products.

(b) Any other agent capable of producing a communicable
disease of plants.

"Plant" means any member of the vegetable kingdom and includes any
part of a plant, whether severed therefrom or not.

"Vegetable organism" means any vegetable organism at any stage of
its existence.





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Section 8F of the Ordinance empowers the Governor, by
order, to prohibit, restrict, or regulate the importation into and the exportation from the Colony of any plants, and the soil, packages, coverings or wrappings thoreof, and of any article or class of articles, whether of a nature similar to plants or not, and of any animals or insects likely to infest any plant with any pet or disease.


GENERAL REGULATE iTS

(The Plant Protection Ordinance, September 2, 1937)


Import Permit Required for Plants

Article 1. Yo plant or part of a plant shall be imported into the Colony except under the authority of a permit obtained from, and signed b7-, the Director of Agriculture, and subject to the conditions stated in such permit. This restriction shall not apply to seeds except those of the following plants:

Cacao (Theobroma cacao).
Cloves (Eugenia aromatica).
Coconut (Cocos nucifera).
Coffee (Coffea spp.) except roasted coffee beans.
Cotton (Gossypium spp.).
Groundnut or peanut (Arachis hypoogaea).
Lucerne or alfalfa (iedicago sativa) and clover
(Trifolium spp.).
laize or corn (Zea mays).
Peach (Amygdalus persica).
Rubber (Hevea spa.).
Tea (Thea sinensis).
Tobacco (Nicotianum tabacumn).
Wheat (Triticum spp.).


Applications for Imoort Permits

Art. 2. All applications for permits shall furnish:

(a) Full name and address of applicant;
(b) Name and address of person or firm from whom the
plants or seeds are to be obtained;
(c) Names and quantities of plants or seeds to be
obtained;
(d) iameno of the farn or estate on which the plants
or seeds are to be planted and the district in
which it is situated.








Authorized Ports of Entry

Art. 3. No plant shall be imported into the Colony excapt through one of the following ports or places of entry:
Lorbasa, Kisunriu, i airobi.


Inspection on Arrival

Art. 4. All plants, sooeed, and fruit, other than dried,
canned, or bottled fruits imported into the Colony shall be examine by an inspector.


Disposal of Imported Plants

Art. 5. The inspector may require the disinfection or
treatment of any plant and any article believed by him to be infected with a pcst or disease, or likely to infect any plant with a pest or disease, or rcouire the immediate destruction of any such imported plant or article if, in his opinion, disinfection or treatment is inpracticaole or will not be a complete safeguard or if the delay caused by disinfection or treatment would involve risk of the introduction or spread of any pest or disease, or require the disinfection of any vessel, vehicle, or aircraft which, in the opinion of the inspector, is harboring any pest or disease, or an article likely to infect any plant with a pest or disease.

Art. 6. Any package or parcel contain-ing any plant or
seed imp-oorted otherwise than by nail shall be delivered to an inspector by the Commissioner of Customne.
Any package or parcel containing any plant or seed imported by nail shall be delivered to an inspector by the Postmaster General.
After inspection the package shall be disposed of as indicated ini Article 5 or turned over for delivery to the addressee.


No Compensation for Destruction of Plants

Art. 7. No compensation shall be payable in respect of
any package, parcel, article, plant, or seed destroyed or damIcged in any required treatment.




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ImpTortod Plants 3y Be Quaran
Art. 8. The Director of AgricUIture may require imported plants to be detained in quarantine or in special nurseries or places approved by him for such period as he may think fit.


Importation Prohibited

Art. 9. The importation of all1 species of fruit trees
and fruit grown in or consigned from Japan, China, Chosen (Korea), or Manchuria is prohibited.

Art. 10. No plant or part of any plant of the order
Graminoae, except seeds, intended for use as fodder shall be imported into the Colony.

Art. 11. No living insects or invertebrate animals in
any stage may be impTorted except by virtue of a permit previously obtained from and signed by the Director of Agriculture and under the conditions stated in such permit.



DECLARED DISEASES AND PESTS

(Government Totice i.o. 687, Order of September 2, 1937)


Diseases

Bacterium malvacearum E.F.S., Angular leafspot or black
arm disease of cotton.
Bacterium rubrilineans (Lee, Purdy,
Barnum, Martin) Elliott Red stripe of sugarcane.
Bacterium translucens var. undulosum
E.F.S., L. R. Jones, C. S. Reddy Black chaff of wheat.
bacterium tunefaciens E.F.S. and Townsend Crown gall. Colletotrichum coffeanumn oack Coffee berry disease.
Corticium salmonicolor 3. and Br. Pink disease.
eemileia vastatrix B. and Br. Coffee leaf disease or rust.
Mosaic disease of lily.
mosaic crinkle or streak disease of potato. mosaic disease of sugarcane. iematospora coryli Peg1. Coffee bean disease.
Tematosnora gossii Internal boll disease of cotton.
Rosette disease of ieanuts.
Sorosporium reilianum (Kuhn) McAlp. Head smut of sorghum and maize. Songs ora cubtcrranea (Walls) Lang Powdery scab of potato. Streak disease of sugarcane.





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insects

Orthopt-ra:
Locusta mipratoria migratorioides
(Roh. c nd Frm. Hairy-chested locust.
Noma acris soy., tomf asci,-,.ta (Scrv.) Red locust.
Schi ,toccrca grcCario, (Forsk.) Desert locust.

Thysanoptcra:
Diarthrothri-ps coffoao Willi ,.ms Tho coffoc; thri-osi

Heniptcra.
A.,itr,.stia lincaticollis (St,011) A coffoc bug.
Antestia faceta (Germ.) A coffee bug.
(Chrysom-phalus) Aonidip.lla
aurantii (Mlask. Red scale.
Asterolecanium coffee 'Yewst. The fringed scale.
Dysdcrcus sp-p. Cotton stainers.
ErioSOMEL lanigerum (Hausm.) 7oolly apTDle aphid.
Lygi,,s coffee and oth-, r s-nocies Coffoo capsid bug.
of Capsidae
Orthezia insiEnis D(,ug,'-.
Pseudococcv. _ei ,7ae LoPelley Common coffee. mealybug.
-Soudococcus VJ rgatu- ( Ckll.
other meal-bugs

Lopidoptcra;
Bussoola fusca H,-jnDson 1.1aize stalk borer.
Epicampoptcra andersoni (Tans) Coffee li3af-oatln, ; caterpillar:
Laphygma ( xi Zua (Hbn.) Army worm.
Lapl.Z gma, x =m t, (WlIc. Army worm.
.ucucoDtora coffoolla 3usck Coffoo leaf miner.
Parasa vivid (Wlk.) Stinging cater-pillar.
Phyto .ietra orichalcea (F.) Flax caterpillar.
(Platyedra) Pectinoi)hora
gossypi ella (Saund.) Pink bollworm.
Sesania- cala:-_iistis Haiipson 1,1aize stalk borer.
Cacoecia occidentalis Tlsm. Tip stem borer.

Coleoptera:
Anthores leuconotus Pasc. 7.Ihite borer.
A-pate monachus F. Blaci-. borer.
Bixach)s sierricola (T71iite) West Af rican borer.
L.r r_, Tqs Jord. Yellow-hoadcO boror. Phloobius -pustulatuo Gerst.
Saphronica ventralis Auriv.
Sterhanodorcs (Fcrr.) Coffee berry borer bootlo.
Orycto,-, monoceros (Oliv.) Coconut bectlo.





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Dip t Cra:
Ceratitis capitata W7ied. IMediterranean fruit fly.
Dacus- spjp. Frui tflies.

Hymenoptera:
PheiO-ole megace-ohala slabs-p.
i;Lunc tulat a H'syr. Ant attending mealybug.
Acanthol sis c2apesis Mayr anad
other species of ants attending mealybugs.


Plant Pests

Striga hormonthica Striga weed.
Tagetes minuta Stink weed, M1exican marigold.
Opuntia inermis and 0. stricta Pricklypear.
Alectra vogelii Legumiinous crops.