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California Crop Improvement Association

Crop Isolation Mapping

The following online mapping systems are provided as tools to help maintain field isolation of various seed crops. The Demonstration Map - at the bottom of this page - is provided for users to practice and experience how the map works. There is no charge for pinning on this map and all pins are deleted at the end of each day.

All other maps require permission in order to use them. Please view the tutorials listed below BEFORE using any of the maps. It will answer most of your questions. The maps are programmed with isolation distances for different crops. Email notifications are sent to all parties when the isolation distance is violated by a pin.

For permissions to use the maps, please contact:

Timothy Blank tjblank@ucdavis.edu 530-754-4854

Crop Isolation Pinning Map - California

This map is for vegetables crops, safflower, and sunflower.


Billing information:

  1. Sunflower

    • Pins are billed after 30 days at $10 per pin.
    • If the status of a pin is changed to "inactive" prior to 30 days there will be no charge for the pin.
    • Inactive pins are deleted immediately.

  2. Vegetables

    • Pins are billed after 7 days at $10 per pin.
    • If the status of a pin is changed to "inactive" before 7 days there will be no charge for the pin.
    • Inactive pins are NOT deleted from the map.

See the documents below for isolation distances at which an isolation conflict notification is generated for the following crops:

Alfalfa Isolation Management Map (AIMM)

This map is for GE alfalfa fields.

Go to the map

     

See Alfalfa Isolation Map Tutorial (pdf) for isolation distances programmed into the map.


Billing information:

  1. Pins are billed each night at 11:00 pm at $10 per pin.
  2. If the status of a pin is changed to "inactive" before this time there will be no charge for the pin.
  3. Inactive pins are deleted from the map after 60 days.

Supporting documents:

Grower Opportunity Zones (GOZ) are defined geographic areas within which a validated super-majority (>80%) of alfalfa seed growers elect to focus on the production of either APS or GE alfalfa seed. The current GOZ areas are displayed on this map.

Detailed description of the map and coexistence (pdf)
Facilitation of Coexistence: Alfalfa Isolation Management Map and Alfalfa Seed Stewardship Program

New map year begins August 1st of each year.

Treasure Valley Sweet Corn - Idaho

This map is maintained for the Treasure Valley Idaho corn growers.


Billing information:

  1. Treasure Valley sweet corn pins are billed after 6 days.
  2. If the status of a pin is changed to "inactive" prior to 6 days there will be no charge for the pin.
  3. Inactive pins are deleted immediately.

IEOSA Small-Seeded Vegetable Pinning Map - Idaho

This map is for IEOSA small-seed vegetable isolation mapping.


Billing information:

  1. IEOSA small-seed vegetable pins are billed after 30 days.
  2. If the status of a pin is changed to "inactive" prior to 30 days there will be no charge for the pin.
  3. Inactive pins are deleted immediately.

Supporting documents:

Demonstration Map

No login required to use this map. Pins are deleted from the map each night. So when you ask the map to "Show pins" there may be no pins to show. Draw a few fields and pin them in order to see how it works.

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