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WAC 16-301-220

Apply for a phytosanitary field inspection.

(1) On an application provided by the department seed program, a person requesting a phytosanitary field inspection must provide a list of the disease or diseases for which inspection is requested. Only one kind of crop is permitted on each application. Applications must be submitted to the department seed program before the due date. Refer to chapter 16-303 WAC for the appropriate fees.
(2) Due dates for phytosanitary applications for field inspections are as follows:
(a)
Western Washington
(i)
Fall plantings . . . .
April 1
(ii)
Spring plantings . . . .
June 1
(b)
Eastern Washington
 
 
Fall plantings . . . .
April 15
(i)
Spring planted annual crops except corn . . . .
(21 days after
planting)
(ii)
Corn . . . .
June 1
(iii)
Perennial crops . . . .
April 15
(iv)
Fields established with stecklings or transplants . . . .
(21 days after planting)
(3) Phytosanitary applications for crops requiring a fall inspection are due 30 days prior to inspection time and not later than September 15.
(4) To be eligible for Pseudomonas pisi, phytosanitary field inspection for peas or other diseases based on area surveillance, the applicant must file a report with the department seed program listing acreage and general location (such as block and unit if possible) prior to May 1.
(5) Applications received after the due date are assessed a late fee. Acceptance of a late application is at the discretion of the certifying agency.
(6) Each applicant must submit applications and/or required reports stating diseases for which inspection is to be made and the number of inspections required and/or requested.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, [15.49].021, [15.49].310, [15.49].370, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 18-19-017, § 16-301-220, filed 9/10/18, effective 10/11/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.310 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-09-005, § 16-301-220, filed 4/4/07, effective 5/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3) and chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 00-24-077, § 16-301-220, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]
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