Plant-quarantine import restrictions of French colonies


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Plant-quarantine import restrictions of French colonies
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B.E.P.Q. ;
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3 p. : ; 27 cm.
Strong, Lee A
United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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Washington, D.C
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Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- Colonies -- France   ( lcsh )
Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- French Polynesia   ( lcsh )
Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation -- Guadeloupe   ( lcsh )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )


This supplement includes import restrictions for Oceania and Guadeloupe and Dependencies.
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"February 19, 1938."
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Signed Lee A. Strong, Chief, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine.

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Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine Washington, D. C.

P. E. P. Q.--465, Supplement No. 1. February 19, 1938.





The Order of the Governor, dated August 31, 1934, effective December 1, 1934, prohibits the importation into French Oceania of fresh cabbage and cauliflower, in order to prevent the introduction of the common green cabbage worm (Ascia rapae L.) into that Colony. Any shipment of those products arriving in French Oceania will be destroyed.

(Superseding the Memrorandum of November 26, 1934, to Inspectors in Charge)

Import-.tion Prohibited into the French Settlements of Oceania
Of Plants, Parts of Plants, Seedlings, Seeds, Fruits, And Plant Products Ge-nerally, from certain Countries

Article 1 of a recent Order, No. 1233, prohibits the importation of plants, p rts of plants, seedlin-gs, sec.s, fruits, ad plant products in general, well as their contained -., roce:C. from Samoa (Eastern :d WYesW'ern) tae Thrge Arcip l the rck Archipelago, Ne-,, uina, the Philippine Isl.nds, rormos, Cba, Eaiti, San Domingo, and Puerto Rico, as a precaution against the introduction of coleopterous parasites of the coconut palm especially Oryctes mcnoceros 01. (rhinoceros beetle).


Importation of Crude Fibers Prohibited

Art. 2. This prohibition applies also to copra and crude (raw)
fibers, but pErts of plants that have been subjected to any manufacturin' )rocess unless they are moist or rotten.

Improort-.tion of Sand, Soil, end Fertilizers Prohibited

Art. 3. The importation of sand, soil, end fertilizers from the same sources, whether alone or accompanying other products, i also prohibited.

Restrictions on the Landing of other Products

Art. 5. Prescribes that general cargo, other than soils and plant products, laden at ports of the above-named countries, may not be unladen until an official certificate of the country of origin, affirming that the articles, packages, and materials constituting the cargo to be unladen were fumigated with hydrocyanic acid gas for 1 hour immediately before the departure of the vessel, the dosage being a minimum of
50 grams of potassium cyanide per cubic meter of space, is presented to an inspector. Such articles shall not be landed until they have been inspected by an inspector, who may forbid the landing of such articles, or if permission be granted, only on condition of fumigation after unlading. No customs official shall permit the landing of such articles except on tae instructions ofan inspector.
Personal effects, baggage, etc., also shall be inspected and, if deemed necessary, fumigated.

The following data should be inserted in B. E. P. Q.--465
as page 4 a:


BANAJA PLALTS (Musa spp.): See Order of December 7, 1926, as amended by that of February 9, 1935, p. 25.

COCOA PLAINTS (Theobroma cacao L.): See Order of December 3, 1925,
as amended by that of February 13, 1932, p. 26.

COTTON (Goss; pium spp.), plants or parts thereof in the dry or green
state, ginned or unginned cotton, cottonseed, soil or compost,
packing or containers, and seeds, plants, etc., capable of harboring the pink bollworm, especially Hibiscus cannabinus, H. escu-

lentus, and Bauhinia: See Order of February 22, 1926, p. 32.

COFFEE PLANTS (Coffea spp.), berries or seeds: See Order of
May 19, 1924, to prevent the introduction of coffee rust
(Hemileia vastatrix B. and Br.), p. 20.

COFFEE PLANTS (Coffea spp.), and parts thereof, dry or fresh beans,
beans in parchment, hulled beans (fresh or unroasted), soil
and composts, containers, and plants capable of harboring
the coffee-berry borer (Stophanoderes hagpei Hag.), especially
Hibiscus and Rubus: See Order of February 27, 1922, p. 28.

SUGARCANE (Saccharum officinarum L.): See Order of December 3,
1929, p. 34.

Correction: Page 5, under the item "Cotton," the date of the
Order should be February 22, 1-6.

Insert in "Contents" page after "Equatorial Africa" the item
"Guadeloupe-- - - - 4 a"

Chief, Bureau o Entomology an PJst Quarantine.

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