Field pea standards for seed certification.

(1) The land, isolation, and field standards for field pea seed certification are:
Class
Land
Minimum
Years
Isolation
Minimum
Feet
Off-type
Maximum
Plants/acre
Field Other
Crop
Maximum
Plants/acre
Foundation
3 (a)
25 (b)
None found
None found (c)
Registered
2 (a)
10 (b)
10
None found (c)
Certified
2 (a)
10 (b)
20
None found (c)
(a)
Peas also require 10 years land history with no production of Austrian winter pea for all classes.
(b)
Reduce to three feet from fields producing a certified class of the same variety. In addition, each field pea field for certification must be isolated by three feet from small grain fields. To prevent mechanical field mixing of swathed field pea seed crop, the planting of small grain between field pea fields, except for the three feet of isolation, is recommended.
(c)
No Austrian winter pea or rye is permitted. For Austrian winter peas, no rye is permitted.
(2) Seed certification standards for field pea are:
Class
Off-type
Maximum %
Pure Seed
Minimum %
Inert
Maximum %
Other Crop
Maximum %
Weed
Maximum %
Germination
Minimum %
Foundation
None found
99.00
1.00
None found
None found
85
Registered
None found
99.00
1.00
None found
0.25 (b)
85
Certified
0.03
99.00
1.00
0.10 (a)
0.25 (b)
85
(a)
No Austrian winter pea or rye is permitted. For Austrian winter peas, no rye is permitted.
(b)
Objectionable weed seed maximum: 1 seed per lb. registered class, 2 seeds per lb. certified class.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, [15.49].021, [15.49].310, [15.49].370, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 18-10-055, § 16-302-660, filed 4/27/18, effective 5/28/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3), and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 14-20-050, § 16-302-660, filed 9/25/14, effective 10/26/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3) and chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 00-24-077, § 16-302-660, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]
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