United States Code

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§ 8201.
In this chapter:
Eligible orchardist

The term “eligible orchardist” means a person that produces annual crops from trees for commercial purposes.

Natural disaster

The term “natural disaster” means plant disease, insect infestation, drought, fire, freeze, flood, earthquake, lightning, and other occurrence, as determined by the Secretary.


The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.


The term “tree” includes a tree, bush, and vine.

(Pub. L. 107–171, title X, § 10201, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 490.)
cite as: 7 USC 8201