(1) Plant and plant propagative indexing is a systems- and audit-based program. Participation in clean plant and indexing certification programs is voluntary.

(2) The department will provide necessary services for certification of plant stock (plants and plant propagative materials) for the production and propagation of healthy, clean plant stock that meets certification requirements that support movement and state and international export of plants and propagative materials.

(3) The department is not responsible for disease, genetic disorders, off-type, failure of performance, mislabeling, or otherwise, in connection with these rules. No grower, nursery dealer, government official, or other person is authorized to give any expressed or implied warranty, or to accept financial responsibility on behalf of the department regarding these rules.

(4) To qualify for export, plant stock must also meet import state and country requirements for freedom from specified regulated pests.

History: 80-7-122, 80-7-402, MCA; IMP, 80-7-122, 80-7-402, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 206, Eff.1/31/14.