Plant Pest Control

ORS 570.001
Definitions


As used in ORS 570.010 (County horticultural inspectors) to 570.050 (Cooperation of peace officers in enforcing quarantines), 570.105 (Definitions for ORS 570.110 to 570.190) to 570.190 (Notices), 570.210 (Control of plant pests not subject to quarantine) to 570.225 (Public nuisances), 570.320 (Horticultural inspectors to prevent introduction of diseased matter into state) to 570.360 (Department to present evidence of violations) and 570.405 (Department may establish control areas):

(1)

“Infected” means any appearance of a disease on trees or plants that may be a menace to horticultural or farm crops.

(2)

“Infested” means when the adult, egg, larvae or pupae of an insect or other plant pest is found in such numbers as, in the opinion of the State Department of Agriculture, to be a menace to horticultural or farm crops.

(3)

“Plant pest” means:

(a)

A disease, microscopic organism, insect, nematode, arthropod, parasite or a noxious weed as defined in ORS 569.175 (Definitions for ORS 569.175 to 569.195), capable of having a significant adverse effect on the environmental quality of this state or of causing a significant level of economic damage in this state, including but not limited to damage to agricultural, horticultural or forest plants, crops, commodities or products; and

(b)

Any biotic agent identified in an order or rule of the department as capable of having a significant adverse effect on the environmental quality of this state, or of causing a significant level of economic damage in this state, including but not limited to damage to agricultural, horticultural or forest plants, crops, commodities or products. [2015 c.203 §4]

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Jun. 26, 2021