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Submitted Sample Sizes for Certification

Submitted Sample Sizes for Certification (pdf for download)

CROP
CCIA SPECIAL TESTS
SUBMITTED SAMPLE TO LABORATORY
 Alfalfa
400 gram dodder
450 grams
 Asparagus, Hybrid
 
500 grams
 Bean, Lima
 
1350 grams
 Bean, Lima Fordhook
 
 2250 grams
 Beans
 
1000 grams
 Bermuda Grass
 
60 grams
 Celery
 
25 grams
 Chickpea
*1 
500 grams
 Clover, Berseem
400 gram dodder
450 grams
 Clover, red
450 gram dodder
900 grams
 Clover, white
400 gram dodder
450 grams
 Corn
 
1000 grams
 Corn, Hybrid
 
1000 grams
 Cotton
 
1000 grams
 Cowpea
 
1000 grams
 Field Pea
 
1000 grams
 Flax
 
450 grams
 Grain (wheat, barley, rye, oat, triticale)
 
1000 grams
 Rape
 
450 grams
 Rape, Hybrid
 
450 grams
 Rice
*2 & 500g red rice rubout
1000 grams
 Safflower
 
1000 grams
 Sorghum
 
1000 grams
 Sudangrass
 
500 grams
 Sorghum/Sudangrass, Hybrid
 
1000 grams
 Sunflower
 
1000 grams
 Teff
 
60 grams
 Watermelon, Foundation and Registered
BFB & *3
900 grams
 Watermelon, Certified
BFB & *3
500 grams
 Watermelon, Hybrid-Foundation
BFB & *3
900 grams
 Watermelon, Hybrid-Certified
BFB & *3
500 grams
 Wild Rice
 
1000 grams

*1 - Four hundred fifty (450) gram sample (of one thousand [1,000] pure live seed) should also be submitted for Ascochyta Blight (Ascochyta rabiei) testing.

*2 - Although not an official seed standard, all certified rice seedlots (minimum 30 gram sample) must be tested for rice blast (Pyricularia grisea) and results sent to CCIA.

*3 - Prior to the issuance of a seed inspection report the results of a 30,000 seedling growout (or 10% by seed count on lots smaller than 300,000 seeds) for BFB must be provided to the CCIA. The applicant is also responsible for maintaining a 35,000 PLS archive sample (or 10% by seed count) for the duration of the marketing of the seed lot.

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