<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:62:03:01 Characteristics of noxious weed.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:62:03:01"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:62:03:01 Characteristics of noxious weed."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:62:03:01.&nbsp;&nbsp;Characteristics of noxious weed.</b> A noxious weed possesses the following characteristics:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;The weed is a perennial;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;The weed is capable of unique and rapid spreading and growth under adverse conditions;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3)&nbsp;&nbsp;The weed is not controllable without special preventive chemical, mechanical, biological, and cultural practices;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (4)&nbsp;&nbsp;The weed is capable of materially reducing the production of crops or livestock;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (5)&nbsp;&nbsp;The weed is capable of decreasing the value of the land; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6)&nbsp;&nbsp;The weed is not native to the state.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> SL 1975, ch 16, &nbsp;1; 10 SDR 83, effective February 7, 1984; 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986; repealed, 22 SDR 52, effective October 25, 1995; readopted, 23 SDR 185, effective May 8, 1997.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> 38-22-7, 38-22-9, 38-22-11.1.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> 38-22-7, 38-22-9.</p> </div> </body> </html>