|(a) All rootstock seed planted for propagation must
have undergone a thermal treatment or other treatment approved by
the department to reduce the risk of citrus infesting pathogens, including
(b) All planting, growing and budding of rootstock
or other propagative material, including seeds, shall be in a certified
insect exclusionary facility.
(c) Rootstock produced any way other than from seed:
(1) shall have been taken from a tree tested within
the previous year, using methods approved by the department, and found
free of diseases quarantined under §21.2 of this chapter (relating
to Quarantined Pests and Diseases); and
(2) the source tree shall have been maintained continuously
in a facility with current certification.
(d) Documentation of negative results of tests described
in this section shall be maintained for at least four years following
distribution of all plants propagated from the source tree and shall
be available for inspection during normal hours of operation.