In order to
obtain certification and allow for the use of official identification, other
varieties of pears shall:
(a) Be placed in
controlled atmosphere storage, wherein the oxygen content has been reduced to
five percent or less within 20 days after sealing;
(b) Be retained in such controlled atmosphere
storage for a period of 60 days or more; and
(c) Meet the maturity standard that not more
than five percent are further advanced in maturity than firm and meet the
condition standards that there are not more than two percent decay, not more
than 2% scald, and not more than an average total of 5% for all condition
factors including corkspot; and
If preconditioned, be subjected to the storage conditions referred to in
subsection (a) and (b) of this section prior to such preconditioning.
(2) Prior to certification, the
Department may make such investigations and examinations as necessary in order
to assure compliance with the conditions described in subsection (1) of this
Or. Admin. R.
AD 19-1977, f. & ef.
10-5-77; DOA 25-1999, f. & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 632
Stats. Implemented: ORS
632.460 & ORS