California Code of Regulations
Title 3 - Food and Agriculture
Division 4 - Plant Industry
Chapter 6 - Weed Free Areas and Weed Eradication Areas
Article 6 - DUDAIM MELON
Section 3961 - Dudaim Melon Eradication Area Regulation

Universal Citation: 3 CA Code of Regs 3961

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) Proclamation of Eradication Area. The portion of the State of California described as follows, within which a certain pest, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, is known to exist, is hereby proclaimed to be an eradication area with respect to said pest:

(1) The entire county of Imperial.

(b) Possible Carriers. Any and all premises, soil, equipment, containers and any other articles or things which are infested or exposed to infestation by dudaim melon, within said area.

(c) Methods and Means. The following means and methods are to be used in the eradication of said pest within said area:

(1) Repeated timely applications of herbicides to crops, ditch banks, roadsides and other areas that are infested by dudaim melon.

(2) Thoroughly cleaning machinery and harvesting equipment after use in infested fields before moving into uninfested fields.

(3) The visual inspection of properties, roadsides, ditch banks and other places and things for the presence of dudaim melon.

(4) Picking, removing and burning fruits of the dudaim melon, which escape control.

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 3, § 3961

Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 5322, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 5322 and 5761- 5763, Food and Agricultural Code.

1. New section filed 2-16-72; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 72, No. 8).
2. Amendment of NOTE filed 3-9-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 11).

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