As used in OAR 603-051-0430 through 603-051-0445:
(1) "Single Crown" means a bulb that shows
evidence of producing only one bloom stalk.
(2) "One Variety" means bulbs such as the
Croft, Ace, Estate, etc. (the Kenyon-Davidson lily may be packed, and labeled
Kenyon-Davidson though it may be more than one strain).
(3) "Mature" means that the bulb shall have
reached a stage of maturity in months or years, according to variety, that will
tend to produce under good greenhouse practices three or more blooms.
(4) "Fairly Firm" means that the bulbs shall
be sufficiently cured at the time of shipment so that there shall be no
appreciable loss in weight or shrinking in size during a reasonable length of
time after grading, but shall not be so shrunken as to be flabby.
(5) "Damage" means any defect or condition
that will affect the forcing qualities of the bulb or detract materially from
the appearance of the pack.
"Basal Plate" means the fleshy, circular plate at the base of the bulb from
which roots develop.
(7) "Free from
Sprouting" means that the bulbs shall not show appreciable evidence of top
growth or new root development.
"Damage by Disease" means that the bulbs shall not show evidence of injurious
fungus or other plant diseases.
"Slight Blemishes" means slight bruises and/or a very few broken scales. (Corky
Tip shall not be considered as blemishes except where it materially affects the
appearance of the pack.)
"Circumference" means the measurement around the bulb in inches at the greatest
diameter taken at right angles to the straight line from the top to the base of