2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:8-28 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 4:8-28 (2017)

4:8-28. Definitions

As used in this act:

a. "Apple tree" means any commercially accepted or advertised variety of Malus domestica Borkh budded to a seedling or dwarfing rootstock where one graft union is formed or budded to an interstem dwarfing rootstock combination where two graft unions are provided.

b. "Commercial grower" means a purchaser of a lot of 100 trees or more who plants them on land qualified for farmland assessment pursuant to the "Farmland Assessment Act of 1964," P.L. 1964, c. 48 (C. 54:4-23.1 et seq.) and is not primarily engaged in the sale or resale of apple or peach trees.

c. "Peach tree" means any commercially accepted or advertised variety of Prunus persica (L.) batch budded to understock where a draft union is formed or the variety has been directly rooted into soil or rooting medium without the use of an undershoot.

d. "Seller" means any person engaged in the business of soliciting or negotiating the sale, resale, exchange or shipment of apple or peach trees.

e. "Variety" means a subdivision of a kind of apple or peach tree as qualified by date of bloom, flower type, date of ripening, tree growth habit, fruit characteristics, peach leaf glands or other characteristics by which it can be differentiated from other plants of the same kind.

L. 1985, c. 418, s. 1, eff. Jan. 13, 1986.

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