Maine Revised Statutes

§2211. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]

1. Commissioner.  "Commissioner" includes a designee of the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
[ 1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §6 (REV) .]
2. Greenhouse.  "Greenhouse" means a structure covered with glass, plastic, fiberglass or other transparent material in which plants are cultivated in a controlled environment.
[ 1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Nursery.  "Nursery" means a place where nursery stock is produced, stored or offered for sale.
[ 1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Nursery stock.  "Nursery stock" means:
A. Woody plants, including ornamental and fruiting trees, shrubs, vines and all viable parts of these plants; [1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]
B. Herbaceous plants, including florist stock plants, annuals, perennials, vegetable seedlings, herbs, potted plants and all viable parts of these plants; and [1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]
C. Any other plant or plant part designated by the commissioner. [1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW).]
"Nursery stock" does not include cut Christmas trees, wreaths, field crops, seeds, dried herbs and flowers and cut flowers.
[ 1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
5. Other materials.  "Other materials" means material not included in the definition of "nursery stock," such as containers, seeds and cut Christmas trees.
[ 1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
6. Plant pest.  "Plant pest" means any insect, mite, nematode, fungus, virus, bacteria, slug, snail or other form of aquatic or terrestrial plant or organism that may cause injury to a plant or that the commissioner declares to be a plant pest.
[ 1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW) .]
1991, c. 785, §3 (NEW). 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §6 (REV).