Effective date: 2/25/2015
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to propagate or plant citrus nursery stock, which is not produced in accordance with the provisions of the Citrus Nursery Stock Certification Program. Participation in the Citrus Nursery Stock Certification Program shall not imply any warranty on the part of the nurserymen, the department, or any employee thereof.
(2) Prior to propagating nursery stock (including dooryard, own-use and commercial citrus), nurserymen and growers shall:
(a) Register with the Division of Plant Industry by filling out an Application for Certification of Registration, FDACS-08004, Revised 05/14, as incorporated in Rule 5B-2.002, F.A.C.
(b) Submit an Application to Produce Citrus Nursery Stock, FDACS-08066, Revised 04/08, as incorporated in Rule 5B-62.005, F.A.C.
(c) Applicants must comply with all the conditions that apply to the Citrus Nursery Stock Certification Program as specified in this rule chapter.
Rulemaking Authority 570.07(23), 581.031(1), (3), (8) FS. Law Implemented 570.07(2), (13), 581.031(1), (14), (17), (23) FS. History—New 12-26-06, Amended 2-25-15.