Seed Standards

Seed Standards

Particulars

Germination(min)

Moisture(min)

Pure Seed (min)

Inert Matter(max)

O.C.S.3(max)

O.D.V.4(max)

O.W.S.5(max)

 

FI

C2

F

C

F

C..

F

C

F

C

F

C

F

C

Paddy

80

80

13.0

13.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

10

20

10

20

10

20

Ragi

75

75

12.0

12.0

97.0

97.0

3.0

3.0

10

20

-

-

10

20

Jowar

75

75

12.0

12.0

97.0

97.0

3.0

3.0

10

20

10

20

5

10

Wheat

85

85

12.0

12.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

10

20

-

-

10

20

Maize:

a. Hybrids

-

90

-

12.0

-

98.0

-

2.0

-

10

-

10

-

none

b. Inbreds and

single crosses

80

-

12.0

-

98.0

-

2.0

-

5

-

5

-

none

-

c. Composites

& synthetics

90

90

12.0

12.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

10

20

-

- None

none

Bajra

75

75

12.0

12.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

10

20

-

- None

none

Red gram

75**

75**

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

5

10

10

20

5

10

Green gram

& Black gram

75**

75**

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

5

10

10

20

5

10

Horse gram

80

80

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

10

5

20

None

None

Bengal gram

85**

85**

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

Non

10

5

20

None

None

Cowpea

75**

75**

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

10

5

20

None

10

Castor

70

70

8.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

10

5

20

None

None

Groundnut

70

70

8.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

4.0

4.0

None

-

-

10

None

None

Sunflower

70

70

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

None

None

None

5

10

Safflower

80

80

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

None

None

None

5

10

Seasamum

80

80

9.0

9.0

97.0

97.0

3.0

3.0

10

20

10

20

10

20

Niger

80

80

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

10

20

10

20

10

20

Soyabean

70**

70**

12.0

12.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

10

5

10

5

10

Cotton Hybrids

75

75

10.0

10.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

5

10

-

-

5

10

Cotton Varieties

65

65

10.0

10.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

5

10

-

5

10

Jute

80

80

9.0

9.0

97.0

97.0

3.0

3.0

10

20

10

20

10

20

Bhendi

65**

65**

10.0

10.0

99.0

99.0

1.0

1.0

None

5

10

20

None

None

Brinjal

70

70

8.0

8.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

None

- None

None

Tomato

70

70

8.0

8.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

5

10

-

- None

None

Capsicum and chilli

60

60

8.0

8.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

5

10

0

0

5

10

Clusterbean

70

70

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

10

20

10

20

None

None

Peas

75

75

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

5

5

10

None

None

BolUe gourd and

pumpkin

60

60

7.0

7.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

None

-

- None

None

Watermelon and

ridge/bitter gourd

60

60

7.0

7.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

None

5

10

None

None

French bean

75

75

9.0

9.0

98.0

98.0

2.0

2.0

None

None

5

10

None

10

1 ‘F’ foundation, 2 ‘C’-certified, 3 O.C.S.-other crop seeds, 4 0.D.Y.-other distinguishable varieties, 5 OW.S.- objectionable weed seeds, ** – including hard seeds.