Service and Regulatory Announcements Volume 1-23

Service and Regulatory Announcements Volume 1-23

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...1915. SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS. 3 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE EUROPEAN PINE-SHOOT MOTH. I' The Secretary of Agriculture has information that an injurious insect, known as the European pine-shoot moth (Evetria buolirma), not heretofore widely prevalent or distributed within and throughout the United States, exists in France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, and other European countries. It therefore becomes the duty of the Secretary of Agriculture to consider the advisability of prohibiting the importation of all pines from France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, andiother European countries in order to prevent the introduction into the United States of the European pine-shoot moth (Evetria buoliamz). In accordance with the provisions of section 7 of the Plant Quarantine Act of August 20, 1912, a public hearing will be held at the Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C., at 10 o'clock on February 2, 1915, in order that any person interested in the subject of this proposed quarantine may be heard, either in person or by attorney. The European pine-shoot moth has been found infesting imported pines"during the last year, but seems to be still confined to the European pines in nurseries and private plantings in the States of Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia, and strenuous efforts, which will probably be successful, are being made to stamp it out. This insect is in Europe one of the principal insect enemies of pines, and is especially destructive in nurseries or young forests or ornamental plantations. It kills or injures the young twig growth, causing such deformation of the tree as to seriously detract both from its commercial and more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652053X
  • 9781236520531