901:5-43-01 Suppression and control of the white pine blister rust disease.

(A) The European black currant, Ribes nigrum L., or any variety of this species is hereby declared to be a public nuisance, and it shall be unlawful for any person to possess, transport, plant, propagate, sell, or offer for sale, plants, roots, scions, seeds, or cuttings of these plants in this state.

(B) Recognized varieties, e.g., "Consort," produced by the hybridization of Ribes nigrum L. or a variety thereof with a resistant or immune species, known to be immune or highly resistant to the white pine blister rust fungus (Cronartium ribicola, Fischer) are exempt from the restrictions imposed by paragraph (A) above.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/19/2010 and 05/19/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 927.52
Rule Amplifies: 927.52
Prior Effective Dates: 2-23-74