HC Deb 25 June 1931 vol 254 c639W

asked the Minister of Agriculture how many tests for disease or pests have been carried out on imported plants, shrubs, or trees from foreign sources for the years 1928, 1929, and 1930; and how many consignments have been condemned?


Four hundred and twenty-two consignments of plants, trees and shrubs imported from foreign countries were examined by inspectors of my Department during the period in question. Destruction or re-export was required in four cases on account of the presence of disease.

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