Whenever in this chapter, except 24.0319 through 24.0322, the following words, names, or terms are used they shall be construed, respectively, to means as set out in this section:

(a) “Cattle” means animals of the bovine species.

(b) “Domestic animal” means cattle, sheep, goats, other ruminants, swine, horses, asses, mules, dogs, and poultry.

(c) “Fresh fruits and vegetables” means the edible, more or less succulent portion of food plants in the raw or unprocessed state, such as oranges, grapefruit, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, etc.

(d) “Packing materials” means unprocessed material of plant origin used for packing, such as hay and straw, and leaves of various plants such., as banana and breadfruit.

(e) “Plant pest” means any living stage of the numerous small invertebrate animals belonging to the phylum Arthropoda, any form of elongated invertebrate animals lacking appendages, commonly referred to as worms, any form of viruses, or any form of similar or allied organisms, which can directly or indirectly injure or cause disease in plants or parts thereof.

(f) “Plants or portions of plants” means leaves, twigs, or other portions of plants or plant litter or rubbish as distinguished from clean fruits and vegetables.

(g) “Poultry” means chickens, ducks, geese, swans, turkeys, pigeons, doves, pheasants, grouse, partridges, quail, guinea fowl, and pea fowl, of all ages, including eggs for hatching.

(h) ‘‘Ruminants” means animals which chew the cud, such as cattle, buffaloes, sheep, and goat.

(i) ‘‘Seeds’’ means the mature ovular bodies produced by flowering plants containing embryos capable of developing in to new plants by germination.

(j) ‘‘Swine’’ means the domestic hug only.

(k) ‘‘Treatment” means fumigation or any other process involving the application of a gas, dry or moist heat, chemicals, low temperature, etc., excision of infected parts, or any other processing of plants or parts of plants including seeds, that is designed to eliminate or control any infestation or infection by a plant pest or animal pest.

History: Ex. Ord. 1. eff Jan 55, Plant and Animal Quar. Regs. Part, 1.