7 USC 8201 - Definitions

In this chapter:
(1) Eligible orchardist 
The term eligible orchardist means a person that produces annual crops from trees for commercial purposes.
(2) 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.
(3) Secretary 
The term Secretary means the Secretary of Agriculture.
(4) Tree 
The term tree includes a tree, bush, and vine.