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WAC 16-301-230

Phytosanitary field inspection requirements for peas.

(1) Specific diseases of peas for which a phytosanitary certificate will be issued are:
(a) Pseudomonas pisi (Sackett);
(b) Pea seed-borne mosaic virus - Based on two field inspections.
(2) For pea seed to be eligible for a phytosanitary certificate stating freedom from Pseudomonas pisi (Sackett) the following applies:
(a) The seed field must be free of the disease as determined by the department with an area inspection of at least ten percent of the acreage. The department shall conduct a survey of county extension agents, extension pathologists, and plant pathologists at experiment stations and Washington State University.
(b) The applicant of a phytosanitary field inspection desiring production eligible seed must make inspections of the fields throughout the growing season. If symptoms of the disease are found, the finding must be immediately reported to the department seed program.
(c) At the end of the growing season, but not later than September 1, each applicant must file a report with the department seed program. The report must contain information on the field inspections made by the applicant during the growing season and whether the disease was observed.
(d) The field must be free of the disease as determined by the department with one field inspection made during the growing stage most optimum for detecting of the disease.
(3) For pea seed to be eligible for a phytosanitary certificate stating freedom from pea seed-borne mosaic virus, the field must be free of the disease as determined by the department with one inspection at two to four weeks after seedling emergence, and a second inspection one to two weeks before dry pod stage.
(4) The department recommends that breeding nurseries, isolation nurseries, and/or small seed-increase plots be entered for inspection for freedom from Pseudomonas pisi (Sackett).
[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, ยง 16-301-230, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]
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