Series GR-2502 - Crop Protection Branch records

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Crop Protection Branch records

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  • 1948-1996 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1991-1998)

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2.15 m of textual records

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In 1991 the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries was renamed the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (OIC 498/1991). In 1998 functions related to fisheries were transferred to the newly established Ministry of Fisheries, resulting in the ministry being renamed the Ministry of Agriculture and food (OIC 177/1998).

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The series consists of records created by the Crop Protection Branch of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and its predecessor bodies, from 1948 to 1996.

The records contain annual reports from Crop Protection Branch and Plant Pathology as well as monthly and progress reports for particular horticultural, entomology and greenhouse projects (1975 to 1995 with gaps). There are also miscellaneous meeting minutes and other general files relating to lab operations and summer students.

The series also includes copies of meeting minutes and proceedings relating to various apiculture associations (1948 to 1990 with gaps) and some correspondence files relating to apiculture.

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Transferred to the BC Archives in multiple accessions between 1998 and 2016 by the Ministry of Agriculture, under schedules 121300 and 100001.


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Accession number(s): 93-1686, 92-8476, 92-8154 and 92-9938

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