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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Title Page
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    Board of control
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    State nursery inspection law of Florida - Chapter 6156, Laws of Florida, 1911
        Page 3
        Page 4
    Resolution of board of control - Jacksonville, Fla., August 1, 1911
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University Record

Vol. VI SEPTEMBER, 1911 No. 3
Published Quarterly by the University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

OFFICE OF


Inspector of Nursery


Stock


GAINESVILLE





State Nursery Inspection Law of Florida

Rules and Regulations of the
Board of Control





Issued under the direction of the Board of Control by the
Inspector of Nursery Stock

Entered September 6, 1906, at the Postoffice at Gainesville, Florida, as second-class
mail matter, under Act of Congress, July 16, 1894






SEPTEMBER, 1911


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

OFFICE OF

Inspector of Nursery Stock
GAINESVILLE


State Nursery Inspection Law of Florida


Rules and Regulations of the

Board of Control







Issued under the direction of the Board of Control by the
SInspector of Nursery Stock





Copies of this Circular may be obtained free by addressing the Inspector
of Nursery Stock, Experiment Station Building, Gainesville, Fla.


Pepper Pub. & Ptg. Co., Gainesville, Fla.


CIRCULAR I

























BOARD OF CONTROL

P. K. YONGE, Chairman, Pensacola.
T. B. KING, Arcadia.
E. L. WARTMANN, Citra.
F. P. FLEMING JR., Jacksonville.
W. D. FINLAYSON, Old Town.

INSPECTOR OF NURSERY STOCK

E. W. BERGER, Ph. D. Previously Entomologist Fla. Agr. Expt. Station.











STATE NURSERY INSPECTION LAW OF
FLORIDA


Chapter 6156, Laws of Florida, 1911.

AN Act to Provide for the Appointment of an Inspector of Nursery Stock,
Prescribe His Term of Office and Salary, and the Employment of His Depu-
ties and Assistants; to Make it the Dutyof the Board of Control to Make Rules
and Regulations for the Inspection, Certification, Sale, Exchange, Transporta-
tion and Introduction of Nursery Stock Infested with Injurious Insects, Pests,
or Diseases to Prevent the Introduction, Increase or Dissemination of Said
Insects, Pests, or Diseases; to Provide that Said Rules and Regulations shall
Prescribe Costs and Charges for Said Inspection and Certification; to Make it
Unlawful to Knowingly Sell, Exchange, Give Away, or Transport, or Offer or
Attempt Thereto, in the State of Florida, any Nursery Stock, Trees, Shrubs,
Plants, Vines, Cuttings, Scions, Grafts, Buds, Seeds, Pits, Bulbs, Roots, or
Parts Thereof, Infested or Infected with Injurious Insects, Pests, or Diseases;
to Provide Penalties for the Violation of This Act and Rules and Regulations
Thereof; to Make an Appropriation to Carry Out the Provisions of This Act;
and to Repeal All Laws or Parts Thereof Inconsistent Herewith.
Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida :
Section 1. That the Governor shall appoint some person qualified by
training and experience as Inspector of Nursery Stock to carry into effect the
purpose of this Act. He shall hold office for a term of four years, and until
his successor is appointed and qualified, and shall receive a salary of two
thousand dollars per annum. He shall employ, subject to the approval of the
Board of Control, such deputies and assistants as he may deem necessary.
His office shall be in the State Experiment Station Building at Gainesville,
Florida.
Section 2. That it shall be the duty of the Board of Control t6 make
such just and reasonable rules and regulations for the government of the in-
spection, certification, sale, exchange, transportation, and introduction of
fiursery stock, trees, shrubs, plants, vines, cuttings, scions, grafts, buds, seeds,
pits, bulbs, roots, or parts thereof, infested, or infected, or suspected of being
infested or infected, with injurious insects or other plant pests, or injurious
fungus, bacterial, or other plant diseases, as they may deem necessary to pre-
vent the introduction, increase or dissemination of said insects, pests and
diseases.
Section 3. That said rules and regulations shall prescribe just and rea-
sonable costs and charges to be borne by the owners of the properties inspect-
ed or certified, under the provisions of this Act and the rules and regulations
thereof.
Section 4. That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation
to knowingly sell, exchange, give away, or transport, or offer or attempt there-
to, within the State of Florida, any nursery stock, trees, shrubs, plants, vines,
cuttings, scions, grafts, buds, seeds, pits, bulbs, roots, or parts thereof, in-







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tested or infected with injurious insects or other plant pests, or 'injurious fun-
gus, bacterial or other plant diseases.
Section 5. That any person, firm or corporation, who shall violate any
provision of this Act, or any rule or regulation made in pursuance thereof, or
who shall interfere with said inspection of Nursery Stock, his deputies or as-
sistants, in the execution thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon
conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred
dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both, in the dis-
cretion of the court.
Section 6. That in order to carry out the purposes of this Act, the sum
of three thousand dollars per annum, or as much thereof as is actually neces-
sary, is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise
appropriated, which sum shall be placed to the credit of the State Board of
Education in the hands of the State Treasurer, to be expended by the Board
of Control; Provided, that all costs and charges collected by said Inspector
of Nursery Stock, and all fines from prosecution under this Act, shall' be paid
to the State Treasurer and by him placed to the credit of said sum.
Section 7. That all laws or parts of laws inconsistent herewith are here-
by repealed.
Section 8. That this Act shall go into effect immediately upon its be-
coming a law.

Approved May 23, 1911.







Circular 1


RESOLUTION OF BOARD OF CONTROL
Jacksonville, Fla., August 1, 1911.


Under the provisions of Chapter 6156, Laws of Florida, 1911, the Board
ofControl considered the Rules and Regulations for Nursery Stock hereinafter
set forth. The said Rules and Regulations were read section by section and
as a whole. On motion of Mr. Fleming, seconded by Mr. Wartmann and
unanimously carried, the Board of Control hereby makes, adopts and promul-
gates the following just and reasonable Rules and Regulations for the govern-
ment of the inspection, certification, sale, exchange, transportation and intro-
duction of nursery stock, trees, shrubs, plants, vines, cuttings, scions, grafts,
buds, seeds, pits, bulbs, roots, or parts thereof, infested or infected, or sus-
pected of being infested or infected, with injurious insects or other plant pests,
or injurious fungus, bacterial or other plant diseases; and the Board of Con-
trol hereby declares the said Rules and Regulations necessary to prevent the
introduction, increase or dissemination of said insects, pests and diseases.


RULES AND REGULATIONS


At a meeting of the Board of Control held at Jacksonville, Fla., on the
first day of August, 1911, the said Board in pursuance of their duties and
powers under Act approved May 23, 1911, Chapter 6156, Acts 1911, for the
Inspection of Nursery Stock, considered and declared that the following in-
sects, pests and diseases are especially injurious. It being expressly under-
stood that the list is not final, and that the Board of Control shall exercise its
judgment as to what other insects, pests or diseases shall be placed on the
especially injurious list.
INSECTS
WHITEFLIES
White-winged Whitefly (Aleurodes citri). Citrus, privet, chinaberry.
Cloudy-winged Whitefly (Aleurodes nubifera). Citrus.
Wooly Whitefly (Aleurodes howardii). Citrus.
SCALE INSECTS
San Jose Scale (Aspidiotus perniciosus). Peach, plum, apple, etc.
Cottony Cushion Scale (Icerya purchase). Citrus, roses.
Citrus Mealy-bug (Pseudococcus citri). Citrus, croton, pineapples.
FLIES
Mexican Orange Maggot, Morelos Fruit Worm (Anastrepha (Trypeta)
ludens). Citrus fruits.
Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata). Citrus fruits.
BEETLES
Cotton Boll Weevil (Anthonomous grandis). Cotton.
Mango Seed Weevil (Cryptorhynchus mangifera). Mango fruit.







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PESTS
Root-knot (Heterodera radicicola). Peach, fig, grape, vegetables.
DISEASES
Blight (Bacillus amylovorus). Apple, pear, loquat.
Crown Gall (Pseudomonas tumefaciens). Apple, grape, oleander, peach,
pear, plum, rose.
The Inspector of Nursery Stock, appointed by the Governor, is Dr. E.
W. Berger, and his office, as prescribed by law, is at the Florida Agricultural
Experiment Station, Gainesville. All communications regarding nursery in-
spection should be addressed to him.
It was further considered and ordered that a Nursery Inspection Circular
be printed containing a copy of the law, these proceedings and the Rules and
Regulations adopted, and that the same be furnished to the nurserymen of
Florida, the transportation companies, the State Press and others interested.
Any additions or amendments to these Rules and Regulations are to be similar-
ly printed and distributed.
The Inspector of Nursery Stock is authorized to have printed Nursery In-
spection Circulars in sufficient numbers to reach the nurserymen and Press of
Florida and others interested, for the purpose of giving information pertinent
to the operation of the Law and Rules and Regulations, as contingencies may
arise. The first circular of information shall be distributed not later than
October 1, 1911.
The Inspector of Nursery Stock is also authorized to make investigations
pertaining to insects, pests and diseases, and remedial measures thereof, as
will enable him to extend the knowledge thereof and to give the best pos-
sible service.
The accounting shall be done by the Auditor, using the same method
as in the Departments of the University.
In pursuance of Section 2 of the Act the Board of Control deem it neces-
sary in order to prevent the introduction, increase and dissemination of injuri-
ous insects, or other plant pests, and injurious fungus, bacterial or other plant
diseases, to make and prescribe the following

RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. No article or thing specified in the Act, grown within the State of
Florida, shall be sold, exchanged, or given away, unless the same has been
inspected and certified as apparently free from injurious insects, pests and
diseases by the Inspector of Nursery Stock,. and anything so sold, exchanged
or given away shall be accompanied by a prescribed copy of said certificate.
A nursery, or any of the articles or things specified in the Act, may be in-
spected at any time, but all certificates issued shall expire on July 1, next
thereafter.
2. All shipments of articles or things specified in said Act, and every
package thereof, transported within, into or out of the State of Florida, shall
be completely and securely boxed or covered to effectually prevent infestation
or infection by injurious insects, pests or diseases. Carload shipments in bulk
shall be in box cars with openings effectually screened or closed.
3. All articles or things specified in said Act, except those plants that







Circular 1


will not stand defoliation, shall be completely defoliated, including leaf-stalks;
and all articles or things specified in said Act shall be handled in such man-
ner that none of the leaves and clippings shall become mixed with any pack-
ing material.
4. All apple, pear, plum and peach stock shall be fumigated with
hydrocyanic acid gas immediately before being delivered for transportation.
5. All nurserymen shall have their fumigating box or house complet-
ed and in order, with necessary chemicals at hand, ready to demonstrate their
ability to effectually fumigate nursery stock, at the time of inspection. No
certificate shall be issued until the fumigating facilities have been approved
by the Inspector of Nursery Stock.
6. All shipments of articles or things specified in said Act, into the
State of Florida, shall be defoliated and fumigated as provided in Rules 3 and
4 hereof and shall have securely and conspicuously attached to each and
every package a certificate stating that the articles or things are apparently
free from injurious insects, pests and diseases, and have been defoliated and
fumigated. Said certificate shall have been issued by the proper Govern-
ment or State Official at point of shipment. Said certificates shall be prima
facie evidence only of the facts therein stated and shall be disregarded by the
Inspector of Nursery Stock wJenever he deems it advisable. Any such
shipment not having a certificate attached may be transported within the State
of Florida for purposes of inspection by written order of the Inspector of
Nursery Stock.
7. No person, firm or corporation shall transport within the State of
Florida any article or thing specified in said Act unless the same be boxed or
covered as provided in Rule 2 hereof and has attached the prescribed copy of
certificate hereinafter provided.
8. Every shipment of articles or things specified in said Act, not hav-
ing attached the certificate as provided in Rule 6 and Rule 7, and every ship-
ment from foreign countries, including possessions of the United States,
whether the same have attached a certificate or not, brought into the State of
Florida, shall be held by the person, firm or corporation transporting the same,
and shall be delivered to no one save by order of the Inspector of Nursery
Stock, who shall be notified within 24 hours after its coming into Florida.
Any person, firm or corporation importing any article or thing specified
in this Act from any foreign country, including possessions of the United
States, shall give notice in writing to the Inspector of Nursery Stock at the
time of making the order. This notice shall enumerate the articles or things
to be imported and state the route over which the shipment is directed.
9. All persons, firms or corporations selling articles or things specified
in this Act, which are grown without the State, shall pay a fee of five dollars
per annum and shall register with the Inspector of Nursery Stock, file a cer-
tificate of inspection and receive a permit from the Inspector of Nursery Stock
to sell the articles or things specified in this Act.
10. All persons growing articles or things specified in this .Act, within
the State, for sale or exchange, shall register their names with full description
and location of their nurseries and stock with the Inspector of Nursery Stock
on or before the first day of July in each and every year, and apply to him
for inspection and certification. Any failure to so register and make applica-
tion after 1911 shall render such grower liable to delay in having the stock







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inspected during that year, and also render him liable to the penalties pre-
scribed by law.
11. Any and all articles or things specified in this Act, whether in tran-
sit, or in hands of purchaser, shall be liable to inspection and stoppage in
transit, regardless of whether they are certified or not, and if found infested or
infected shall be treated, deported or destroyed, upon the order of the In-
spector of Nursery Stock, his deputies or assistants, at the expense of owner,
consignor or consignee, or the person, firm or corporation transporting the
same.
12. No certificate shall be issued until the articles or things specified
in the Act have been inspected and found to be apparently free from injurious
insects, pests and diseases, and all requirements of law and these Rules and
Regulations are complied with. Should any injurious insects, pests or dis-
eases be found, no certificate shall be given until the insects, pests or dis-
eases have been effectually eradicated from the premises to the satisfaction of
the Inspector of Nursery Stock. Neither shall any certificate be given when
the nursery stock is exposed to infestation or infection from injurious insects,
pests and diseases that occur within one-fourth of a mile from where the
nursery stock is growing; provided, however, that a nurseryman may remove
such stock under the immediate direction of the Inspector of Nursery Stock,
his deputies or assistants, or after the insects, pests or diseases have been- ef-
fectually eradicated from the infested or infected territory.
13. Any certificate may be revoked for any violation of the provisions
of the Act or these Rules and Regulations.
14. An inspection fee of five dollars for each nursery shall be charged,
and a further fee of twenty-five cents shall be charged for each acre of nursery
stock inspected. Each nurseryman shall reimburse the Inspector of Nursery
Stock, his deputies or assistants, for his necessary traveling and maintenance
expenses in making the inspections. No certificate shall be issued until these
charges have been paid.
15. The Inspector of Nursery Stock shall on the last day of the month
transmit to the Auditor all fees collected during the month.
16. The certificate shall be in the following general form:
The undersigned hereby certifies that he has this day personally in-
spected the -----. -_nursery stock in the nurseries of_-----_--- ------
located at ------------------- Florida. The stock and premises have
been found to be apparently free from injurious insects, pests and diseases.
Proper fumigation apparatus is possessed and correct practices are followed.
The owner has agreed to completely defoliate and to properly fumigate with
hydrocyanic acid gas all stock shipped under this certificate, as provided in
the Rules and Regulations.
This certificate applies only to stock inspected and expires on July 1,
191__.

Inspector of Nursery Stock,
Gainesville, Florida.
As many officially signed certificates as may be needed to file with State
and Government Officials will be furnished each nurseryman certified. But
each nurseryman must furnish the copies required to be attached to each ship-
ment of stock.




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