BURROWING NEMATODE QUARANTINE
Burrowing Nematode, Radopholus similis
STATE WITH REGULATION: Louisiana
Entire states of FL, HI, and the Commonwealth of Puero Rico.
Soil, sand and plant parts produced below soil level except: soil-free
aquatic plants, air plants grown in soil-free media, air layered plants
root-wrapped in original soil-free moss, dormant bulbs and corms if free
from roots and soil, soil-free edible fleshy roots, corms, tubers and rhizomes,
and industrial sand and clay.
Regulated materials may not be moved from regulated states into Louisiana
unless each shipment or lot is accompanied by an official certificate of
the state or commonwealth of origin, stating that:
based on an official survey it has been determined that the burrowing
nematode does not exist on the property or premise on which the related
materials originated or were grown
or that the regulated materials in the shipment have been produced
from seed, or from plant parts free from burrowing nematode, and grown
above ground in sterile soil or other otherwise protected from nematode
infestation until shipped.
This information was obtained from:
Federal & State Quarantine Summaries (AAN Publication A-2-40330/7.97)
published by: American Association of Nurserymen
in cooperation with: National Plant Board, US Department of AgricultureAnimal
& Plant Health Inspection Service