12 KAR 1:120. Noxious weed seed.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 250.081(1)(c)3

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 250.081

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: To designate the kinds of weed seed to be considered noxious in Kentucky and to establish their maximum permitted rate of occurrence in agricultural seed.

 

      Section 1. Noxious Weed Seed. (1) The following kinds of weed seed are designated noxious in Kentucky and the maximum permitted rate of occurrence per pound of agricultural seed shall be as follows:

 

Name of Kind

Allowed

Per Pound

Balloon vine (Cardiospermum halicacabum)

0

Purple moonflower (Ipomoea turbinata)

0

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)

0

Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense and sorghum almum) and perennial rhizomatous derivatives of these)

0

Quackgrass (Agropyron repens)

0

Annual bluegrass (Poa annua)

256

Buckhorn plantain (Plantago lanceolata)

304

Corncockle (Agrostemma githago)

192

Dodder (Cuscuta spp.)

192

Giant foxtail (Setaria faberii)

192

Oxeye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)

256

Sorrel (Rumex acetosella)

256

Wild onion and wild garlic (Allium spp.)

96

 

      (2) Other limitations.

      (a) Seed which contains in excess of a sum total of 480 noxious weed seed per pound (subject to the above limitations) is prohibited from sale in Kentucky.

      (b) There shall be no tolerance applied to prohibited noxious weed seed. (20 Ky.R. 3323; eff. 8-24-94.)