02 NCAC 48A .0801          DEFINITIONS

The following definitions will apply to this Section:

(1)           Potato Virus Y (PVY).  The plant virus known as potato virus Y which is the causal agent of veinbanding of tobacco;

(2)           Infestation or Infected Plant.  The presence of the virus as determined by serological or host reaction tests;

(3)           Inspector.  Any authorized employee of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Plant Industry Division, or other person authorized by the Commissioner of Agriculture to enforce the provisions of this quarantine;

(4)           Regulated Areas.  Any civil division and parts of civil divisions in the United States from which the importation of regulated articles into North Carolina is prohibited;

(5)           Regulated Articles.  Plants, plant products or insects capable of harboring or transmitting potato virus Y which are listed in these Regulations.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;

Eff. January 1, 1985.