This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V24", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
The Am. Naturalist says : The existing laws regulating the traffic in plants with a view of preventing the introduction of the Grape Phylloxera, are thus summarized in the annual report of the Syndical Chamber of Nurse-reymen at Ghent.
"Introduction of living plants is wholly forbidden in Italy, Spain, Turkey, Roumania, Algeria, Cape of Good Hope.
" Introduction of living plants is permitted, as usual, except in the case of vines, which are prohibited - Germany.
" Introduction of living plants packed as usual, is permitted, but with a certificate of origin, in Switzerland ; and a similar certificate attested by a consul in Austria-Hungary.
" Introduction under ordinary conditions if provided with a consular certificate, viseed, is allowed in Portugal and its colonies".