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NOTICE – Notice of Intent filed with State Register (LAC 7:XV.171 – Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine)

May 13, 2019

LDAF has filed a notice of intent with the State Register giving public notice that the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, pursuant to the authority set forth in R.S. 3:1433, intends to amend LAC 7:XIII.755 to differentiate Guava Root Knot Nematode (“GRKN”) from other Root Knot Nematode species and apply a zero tolerance for GRKN in certified sweet potato seed.

Interested persons may submit written comments, data, opinions, and arguments regarding the proposed Rule. Written submissions must be directed to Lester Cannon, Director of Seed Programs, Department of Agriculture and Forestry, 5825 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806 and must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on June 10, 2019.

Legislative Oversight Report

Notice of Intent

Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement