[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 146 (Tuesday, July 31, 2007)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 41611]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-14722]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

7 CFR Part 301

[Docket No. APHIS-2007-0072]


Black Stem Rust; Addition of Rust-Resistant Varieties

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date.

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SUMMARY: On June 12, 2007, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection 
Service published a direct final rule. (See 72 FR 32165-32167.) The 
direct final rule notified the public of our intention to amend the 
black stem rust quarantine and regulations by adding four varieties to 
the list of rust-resistant Berberis species or cultivars in the 
regulations. We did not receive any written adverse comments or written 
notice of intent to submit adverse comments in response to the direct 
final rule.

DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of the direct final rule is 
confirmed as August 13, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Vedpal Malik, Agriculturalist, 
Invasive Species and Pest Management, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 
134, Riverdale, MD 20737-1236; (301) 734-6774.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 7701-7772 and 7781-7786; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, 
and 371.3.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 25th day of July 2007.
Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-14722 Filed 7-30-07; 8:45 am]
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