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WAC 16-334-040

Inspection and testing requirements for certification.

(1) The department shall conduct the following inspections for white rot fungus:
(a) One growing season inspection for all field plantings;
(b) One inspection at harvest or during storage;
(2) The department shall collect samples and conduct laboratory analysis for stem and bulb nematode on the following:
(a) Soil from all sites prior to planting;
(b) Plants from foundation and registered blocks, collected at approximately 20 foot intervals and composited on a one acre basis;
(c) Plants from certified blocks equal to or greater than one quarter acre intended to be planted back for recertification, collected at approximately 20 foot intervals and composited on a one acre basis;
(d) Plants from certified blocks of less than a quarter acre intended for recertification, comprising a reasonable sample of not more than five percent of the total plants.
(3) The department may require additional inspections or tests as needed.
(4) Inspection fees as established in chapter 16-401 WAC and laboratory analysis fees as established in chapter 16-470 WAC are applicable to this program.
(5) Payment is due upon completion of each inspection or test. Billing may be arranged subject to department policies and processes.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.14 RCW. WSR 00-01-148, § 16-334-040, filed 12/21/99, effective 1/21/00; WSR 98-11-048, § 16-334-040, filed 5/18/98, effective 6/18/98.]
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