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Control Area -- Yellow Dwarf -- Marion County
603-052-0350
(1) A control area is established within the boundaries described in section (2) of this rule, all in Marion County, for the protection of the onion industry against the introduction into or the spread within that area of Yellow Dwarf disease of onions.
 
(2) The area is described beginning at a point on U.S. Highway 99E at the junction of said highway with Blossom Drive or otherwise known as County Road 619; thence west and north on County Road 619 to its junction with County Road 616; thence west and north on County Road 616 to its junction with Market Road 24; thence northwest on Market Road 24 to its intersection with Market Road 36; thence northeast on Market Road 36 to its junction with County Road 615; thence east on County Road 615 to its junction with U.S. Highway 99E; thence northeast on U.S. Highway to a point on U.S. Highway 99E designated as "X" or as otherwise designated as follows: Beginning at an iron pipe marking the initial point of County Road 620, said iron pipe being 5.8225 chains south from the northwest corner of the W. P. Harpole D.L.C. No. 60 in T6S R2W of the W.M., Marion County, Oregon, thence southwest along the east line of the U.S. Highway 99E 19.973 chains which is point "X." Starting at point "X" thence east 47.28 chains along the south line of a field deeded to J.W. Fitts and Gladys B. Fitts (registered on page 45 of Volume 438 on March 21, 1952 of said county records) to an iron pipe; thence north along the east line of said field 18.064 chains to County Road 620; thence north in a straight line to a pavement known as Market Road 6; thence east on Market Road 6 to its junction with County Road 624; thence south on County Road 624 for approximately 24.52 chains to the centerline of a meandering stream; thence northeasterly along the center line of the meandering stream to its junction with the east boundary of section 10; thence north along the east boundary of section 10 for approximately 20.12 chains to its junction with Market Road 6; thence east on Market Road 6 to its junction with Market Road 51; thence southeasterly on Market Road 51 to a point where Market Road 51 turns southwesterly; thence southwesterly and south on Market Road 51 to its junction with County Road 634; thence westerly on County Road 634 to its junction with County Road 631; thence south on County Road 634 to its southeast corner; thence on an imaginary line in a southwesterly direction to the eastern angle corner of County Road 629; thence south on County Road 629 to its junction with Market Road 52; thence west on Market Road 52 to its junction with County Road 628; thence south on County Road 628 to its junction with County Road 725; thence westerly on County Road 725 to its junction with U.S. Highway 99E; thence southwesterly to the junction of said highway with County Road 619, the point of beginning.
 
(3) The following methods of eradication and control are declared to be the proper methods to be used in the control area described in section (2) of this rule, for the eradication and prevention of the introduction into that area of yellow dwarf disease of onions:
 
(a) No person shall use green onion plants, onion sets, or onion bulbs for planting for the production of onions within the control area;
 
(b) All cull or waste onions shall be removed from the control area prior to April 1 of each year; provided, however, that in the case of onions sorted after such date, the cull and waste onions shall be removed within 24 hours after sorting;
 
(c) No cull or waste onions shall be dumped or maintained within the control area after April 1 of each year; provided, however, in the case of onions sorted after such date, cull or waste onions shall not be dumped or maintained within the control area for longer than 24 hours after sorting;
 
(d) All onions in which, upon inspection, Aphid are found shall be removed from the control area within 48 hours of the written notice by the Department to the owner or person in charge of such onions of such infestation. The owner or person in charge of any building in which onions infested with Aphid are found, shall completely clean such building and adjoining buildings and premises of all onion bulbs following the removal of the infested onions;
 
(e) The owner or person in charge of any field shall remove all onions, including volunteer onions, remaining from the harvest of the preceding year in such field prior to April 1 of each year, or as the volunteer onions appear, after such date.
 
Stat. Auth.: ORS 570
Stats. Implemented: ORS 561.190, ORS 561.510 - ORS 561.600, ORS 570.305, ORS 570.405 & ORS 570.410 - ORS 570.415
Hist.: AD 575, f. 5-2-58, ef. 5-5-58