Spot Sorting Shelling & Certification of Seed Producer

Spot Sorting, Shelling & Certification Of Seed Produce

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For crops like maize, potato and groundnut, on the request of the seed producer, permission shall be granted to take up certification work at the field level, provided the seed processing unit is located far away from the seed field, transportation of the bulk seed produce may not be economical and there is lack of adequate storage space at the seed processing unit or any other reasons to the satisfaction of the divisional head of seed certification.

Work in respect of the above crops shall be taken up in presence of the representative of the Seed Certification Agency and upon remitting the prescribed fees.

Spot sealing has been made compulsory for all the foundation seed lots, all seed lots of greengram, blackgram, soybean, groundnut, sunflower and all varieties of vegetable crops.