(1) The director, with the concurrence of the dean, may make the following changes in the list of prohibited noxious weed seeds or in the list of restricted noxious weed seeds:
(a) The addition to either list of the name of the seed of any weed.
(b) The removal from either list of the name of the seed of any weed.
(c) A change in the list of restricted noxious weed seeds of the number of such seeds per pound that may be present in agricultural, flower or vegetable seed.
(2) In determining whether the name of the seed of any weed should be added to or removed from either list, or whether a change should be made in the number of any restricted noxious weed seed that may be present in agricultural, flower or vegetable seed, the director and the dean shall consider the following factors:
(a) The prevalence of such weed in the state.
(b) The potential effect upon the seed industry and agriculture generally.
(c) Means of effective control or eradication.
(d) Toxicity to animals, including humans.
(e) Methods of separation from other seeds.
(f) Any other factor that may in the judgment of the director and the dean be a reasonable ground for making such change.
(3) The director shall cause all changes made pursuant to this section to be given to the press and printed in pamphlet form available for distribution. [1955 c.379 §16; 1983 c.740 §235; 2007 c.281 §7]Section: Previous 633.540 633.541 633.545 633.550 633.560 633.561 633.570 633.571 633.580 633.590 633.600 633.610 633.620 633.630 633.640 Next
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