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Seeds Regulations

Version of section 47.4 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-05-18:

  •  (1) Elite II seed potatoes shall be

    • (a) produced from Elite I or a higher class of seed potatoes; and

    • (b) inspected by an inspector at least two times during the growing season.

  • (2) Elite II seed potatoes shall be given the status of field generation 3 if the crop is produced in the field for the third time.

  • (3) The percentage of plants showing visible varietal mixture or visible symptoms of disease set out in column 1 of an item of the table to this section on the first inspection, any subsequent inspection and the final inspection shall not exceed the applicable percentages set out in columns 2 and 3 of that item.



    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemDisease or Varietal MixturePercentage on First or any Subsequent InspectionPercentage on Final Inspection
    2Bacterial ring rot00
    3Total of all viruses0.20.1
    4Total of blackleg and wilts0.20.2
    5Varietal mixtures0.10
  • SOR/91-526, s. 1
  • SOR/95-179, s. 4
  • SOR/97-118, s. 5
  • SOR/2002-198, s. 3

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