The following changes have been made to the pale cyst nematode (PCN) regulated area since the January 10, 2020 publication:
Approximately 240 acres of associated fields have been released from regulation under the PCN Federal Rule (7 CFR §301.86). The locations of the fields, deregulated after completing a release protocol comprised of a sequence of surveys with negative laboratory results for PCN, and in accordance with 7 CFR §301.86, subpart 3(d)(2) Removal of fields from quarantine – Associated fields, are as follows:
In accordance with the PCN Federal Rule, 7 CFR §301.86, subpart 3(c)(2), Criteria for designation of fields as infested fields and associated fields - Associated fields, 444 acres were added to the regulated area due to their associations with an infested field. The locations of the fields are as follows:
With these changes, the current regulated area is 7,354 acres, of which 3,446 acres are infested fields.