Texas Agriculture Code
Sec. § 12.007
Plant Diseases and Pests

The department shall investigate the diseases of crops grown in this state, including grain, cotton, and fruit, to discover remedies. The department shall also investigate the habits and propagation of insects that are injurious to the crops of the state and the best methods for their destruction. The department shall supervise the protection of fruit trees, shrubs, and plants as provided by law.
Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 1018, ch. 388, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1981.
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