In order to obtain certification and
allow for the use of official identification, all apple varieties shall:
(a) Be placed in controlled atmosphere
storage, wherein the oxygen content has been reduced to not more than five
percent within 20 days after sealing;
(b) Be retained in such controlled atmosphere
storage for a period of not less than 60 days; except Gala and Jonagold
varieties which shall be retained in such controlled atmosphere storage for a
period of not less than 45 days; and
Meet the Condition Standards for Export
established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as set forth in 7 CFR Section
(2) In addition
to the conditions set forth in section (1) of this rule, standard and Delicious
apple varieties shall be placed in the controlled atmosphere storage on or
before December 15 of the registration year.
(3) Prior to certification, the Department
may make such investigations and examinations as necessary in order to assure
compliance with the conditions described in sections (1) and (2) of this
Or. Admin. R.
AD 19-1977, f. & ef.
10-5-77; AD 10-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-95; DOA 19-1999, f. & cert.
Publications: The publications referenced in this rule are
available for review at the agency.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 632
Stats. Implemented: ORS
632.460 & ORS