Or. Admin. R. 603-051-1051 - Definitions

As used in OAR 603-051-1050 to 603-051-1054, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Department" means the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
(2) "Allium" refers to Allium cepa, Allium sativum, Allium fistulous and Allium ampeloprasum for the purposes of this program.
(3) "Allium seed" refers to cloves and bulbs and the plants that form them. The seed harvested from such plantings are intended for use as vegetative seed for either future seed crops or for commercial plantings. Also included are any Allium plants grown from true seed to be harvested for vegetative bulbs and or cloves to be used as vegetative seed.
(4) "White rot" refers to the Allium disease incited by the fungal pathogen Sclerotium cepivorum.
(5) "Sclerotia" means the reproductive propagules of Sclerotium cepivorum.
(6) "Infested" means soil, fields, seedlots, boxes or equipment contaminated with sclerotia.
(7) "Infected" means Allium plants in which the pathogen is actively growing and decaying roots, cloves or bulb.
(8) "Field unit" means a planting of Allium separated from other Allium plantings by at least 20 feet. Certifiable field units may be planted from identical seed sources. Field units are certifiable only if planted with certified seed.
(9) "Certified seed" means seed that has been officially inspected and found to be free of white rot.


Or. Admin. R. 603-051-1051
DOA 12-2005, f. & cert. ef. 3-11-05

Stat. Auth.: ORS 632.900 - 632.990, 570.305 & 561.990

Stats. Implemented: ORS 632.940

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