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Lentil standards for seed certification.

(1) Land, isolation, and field standards for lentil seed certification are:
Class
Land
Minimum
Years
Isolation
Minimum
Feet
Off-type
Maximum
Plants/acre
Field Other
Crop
Maximum
Plants/acre
Foundation
5
25 (a)
None found
None found
Registered
4
10 (a)
10
10 (b)
Certified
3
10 (a)
20
20 (b)
(a)
Reduce to three feet from fields producing a certified class of the same variety. In addition, each lentil field for certification must be isolated by three feet from small grain fields. To prevent mechanical field mixing of swathed lentil seed crop, the planting of small grain between lentil fields, except for three feet of isolation, is recommended.
(b)
Refers to barley and vetch, each.
(2) Seed certification standards for lentil are:
Class
Off Type
Maximum
Seeds/lb
Pure Seed
Minimum %
Inert
Maximum %
Other Crop
Maximum %
Weed Maximum %
Germination
Minimum %
Foundation
None found
99.00 (a)
1.00 (a)
None found
None found
85.00
Registered
1
99.00 (a)
1.00 (a)
0.05 (b)
0.05 (b), (c)
85.00
Certified
4
99.00 (a)
1.00 (a)
0.10 (b)
0.05 (c)
85.00
(a)
A total of three percent inert matter is allowed in samples containing decorticated seed provided total of all other inert matter does not exceed one percent.
(b)
No vetch is permitted.
(c)
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, § 16-302-665, 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, § 16-302-665, 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, § 16-302-665, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]
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