Federal Plant Pest Act

Business / Agriculture / Federal Plant Pest Act: P.L. 85-36 (May 23, 1957) prohibits the movement of plant pests from a foreign country into or through the United States unless authorized by USDA. The law gives USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service broad authority to inspect, seize, quarantine, treat, destroy or dispose of imported plant and animal materials that are potentially harmful to U.S. agriculture, horticulture, forestry, and, to a certain degree, natural resources.

Other Words for Act

Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
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Other Words for Pest

Pest Adjective Synonyms: nuisance, annoyance, nag, irritant, bother, gadfly, bane, trial, heckler, vexation, curse, thorn in one's flesh, pain (in the neck), (Yiddish) nudge or noodge or nudzh, nudnik, pain in the arse or ass
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Other Words for Plant

Plant Verb Synonyms: flower, vegetable, herb, bush, shrub, tree, vine, weed
Plant Noun Synonyms: factory, mill, shop, works, workshop, foundry
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Nonvascular Plants

Science / Biology / Nonvascular Plants: Plants lacking lignified vascular tissue (xylem), vascularized leaves, and having a free-living, photosynthetic gametophyte stage that dominates the life cycle. Common examples are the mosses and live MORE

Noncash Transactions

Business / Accounting / Noncash Transactions: Investing and financing activities that do not affect cash: if significant, they are disclosed below the statement of cash flows or in the notes to the financial statements. MORE

Normal Investment Practice

Business / Finance / Normal Investment Practice: The investment history of a customer, which is used as a benchmark to test the bona fide public offerings requirement of the allocation of a hot issue. MORE

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