AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
INSECT PESTS AND PLANT DISEASES
430:51 Declaration of Purpose.
The purpose of this subdivision is to recognize the adverse environmental and economic effects of invasive plant, insect, and fungal species upon the state; to establish the means by which the state shall address and minimize such adverse effects; to promote research and educational activities dealing with invasive species so as to achieve the best possible protection of agricultural, forest, wildlife, and other natural resources of the state and of human health; and to prevent and control the spread of invasive species in the state.
Source. 2000, 88:1, eff. April 27, 2000.