467. Growing crops as chattels.

467.     Growing crops as chattels.

A sale of growing crops may be a sale either of an interest in land or a sale of chattels, depending on to whether it is a sale of something attached to the soil and growing or a sale of the severed crop1. But, even if the sale is of the crop when growing, it may still nonetheless be a sale of chattels if the crop is fructus industriales (that is, produced by man's labour), emblements, or if the agreement obliges the buyer to sever the crop prior to sale2.

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