The definitions in this section shall apply throughout this chapter.
"Collected horticultural plant" means a noncultivated native plant, collected in its native habitat and sold for horticultural purposes.
"Department" means the Washington state department of agriculture.
"Director" means the director of the Washington state department of agriculture or the director's duly authorized representative.
"Established" means a reproducing population of a pest that is expected to have a permanent presence.
"Harmful" means injurious or potentially injurious to horticultural plants.
"Practically free" means horticultural plants which do not exceed:
(a) A 2% infestation level; or
(b) An infestation in an amount expected to result from and be consistent with good culturing and handling practices employed in the production and marketing of the horticultural plants.
"Quarantine pest" means any pest listed in current Washington state quarantines as promulgated in chapter 17.24
"Tag" means to identify a horticultural plant or a group of horticultural plants by a bill of lading, invoice, label or other package marking.
"Unit of sale" means a group of the same plant variety or of mixed varieties placed together at a specific site for retail sale.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.13
RCW. WSR 04-09-084, § 16-402-010, filed 4/20/04, effective 5/21/04. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.13
RCW. WSR 98-17-069, § 16-402-010, filed 8/17/98, effective 9/17/98.]