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PDFWAC 16-406-005

Definitions in this chapter.

"Aggregate" means that injury areas on an apricot's surface may be combined into one circular area with a diameter equal to the maximum diameter specified for the particular injury.
"Damage" means an injury to an apricot that is readily apparent during grading and handling.
"Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture (WSDA).
"Diameter" means the greatest diameter, measured through the center of the apricot, at right angles to a line running from the stem to the blossom end.
"Director" means the director of the department of agriculture or the director's designated representative. As used in this chapter, WSDA refers to the director unless the context states otherwise.
"Dirt" includes spray residue present to the extent that it is readily apparent.
"Lot" means, unless otherwise stated in this chapter, a distinct unit of fruits or vegetables.
"Mature" means apricots have reached a growth stage that will insure the proper completion of the ripening process.
"Serious damage" means any specific defect defined in this section; or an equally objectionable variation of any one of these defects; or any other defect or a combination of defects which seriously detracts from the appearance or the edible or shipping quality of the fruit.
"Well formed" means having a shape that is characteristic of the variety.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.030, [15.17.]050, [15.17.]060, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 15-13-039, § 16-406-005, filed 6/9/15, effective 7/10/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 05-12-036, § 16-406-005, filed 5/25/05, effective 6/25/05.]
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