Chapter 16-302 WAC

Last Update: 9/10/18

GENERAL RULES FOR SEED CERTIFICATION

(Formerly chapters 16-300, 16-304, 16-313, 16-316, 16-317, 16-318, 16-493, 16-494 and 16-495)

WAC Sections

PART 1 - GENERAL SEED CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
16-302-005Seed certification—Purpose.
16-302-010Agencies that certify seed in Washington state.
16-302-015Seed classes recognized for seed certification.
16-302-020Seed standards for proprietary variety certification—Application for proprietary certification.
16-302-025Seed standards for genetic purity certification.
16-302-030Standards for production of foundation seed.
16-302-035Limitation of generations for seed certification.
16-302-040Varieties eligible for seed certification in Washington state.
16-302-045Applying for seed certification in Washington state.
16-302-050Submitting an application for seed certification.
16-302-055Responsibilities when participating in the seed certification program.
16-302-060Certification requirements for seed.
16-302-065Land history—Seed certification.
16-302-070Seed field inspections by the certifying agency.
16-302-075Tolerances stated as "none found."
16-302-080Seed fields ineligible for seed certification.
16-302-085Withdrawing a field from inspection for seed certification.
16-302-086Agency power to reject certification.
16-302-090Sampling—Methods used in the sampling, inspecting, testing, analyzing and examining seed for certification.
16-302-091Program for early sampling of ryegrass.
16-302-095Identification of seed containers with field or lot numbers.
16-302-100Seed certification—Prohibited noxious weed seed.
16-302-105Seed certification—Objectionable weeds.
16-302-110Completion of seed certification—Tagging, labeling, or sealing.
16-302-115Limitation of liability—Certification.
16-302-120Labeling, advertising or other representation of seed—Prohibitions.
16-302-125Conditioning seed in Washington state.
16-302-130Responsibilities of a seed conditioner.
PART 2 - BLENDING OF CERTIFIED SEED
16-302-135Considerations for blending seed.
16-302-140Tagging seed blends prior to analysis.
16-302-142Standards for verification of turf seed ingredients.
PART 3 - INTERAGENCY SEED CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
16-302-145Interagency seed certification standards.
16-302-150Eligibility for interagency certification.
16-302-155Interagency seed certification procedure.
16-302-160Interagency seed certification standards—Seed produced out-of-state.
16-302-165Interagency certification requirements—Blends.
16-302-170Other considerations in applying the standards for certification.
PART 4 - PROCEDURES FOR ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT SCHEME FOR VARIETY CERTIFICATION (OECD)
16-302-210Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
16-302-215Crop standards for OECD variety certification.
PART 5 - SPECIFIC SEED CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
Alfalfa Seed Certification Standards
16-302-220Standards for alfalfa seed certification.
16-302-225Land requirements for alfalfa seed certification.
16-302-230Isolation requirements for alfalfa seed certification.
16-302-235Field tolerances for alfalfa seed certification.
16-302-240Seed standards for alfalfa seed certification.
Bean Seed Certification Standards
16-302-245Standards for bean seed certification.
16-302-250Definitions.
16-302-255Land requirements for bean seed certification.
16-302-260Field tolerances and requirements for bean seed certification.
16-302-265Seed field inspection requirements for bean seed certification.
16-302-270Seed standards for bean seed certification.
Corn Seed Certification Standards
16-302-275Standards for corn seed certification.
16-302-280Eligibility for corn seed certification.
16-302-285Field inspection for corn seed certification.
16-302-290Field standards for corn seed certification.
16-302-295Field standards for hybrid corn seed certification.
16-302-300Seed inspection for foundation corn single crosses and inbred lines certification.
16-302-310Seed inspection and standards for hybrid corn seed certification.
16-302-315Ear inspection and winter growouts for certification of foundation corn single crosses and inbred lines.
Grass Seed Certification Standards
16-302-320Standards for grass seed certification.
16-302-325Land requirements for grass seed certification.
16-302-330Field isolation requirements for grass seed certification.
16-302-335Field inspection tolerances for grass seed certification.
16-302-385Grass seed standards for certification.
16-302-390Inspection and final grass seed certification fees—Options.
Sod Quality Certification
16-302-395Standards for sod quality seed certification.
16-302-400Varieties eligible, certification fees, land and isolation requirements and field tolerances.
16-302-410Standards for sod quality seed.
Sudangrass Certification Standards
16-302-415Standards for sudangrass certification.
16-302-420Land requirements for sudangrass seed certification.
16-302-425Isolation requirements for sudangrass seed certification.
16-302-430Field tolerances for sudangrass certification.
16-302-435Sudangrass lot standards for certification.
Flax Certification Standards
16-302-445Standards for flax certification.
16-302-450Field standards for flax certification.
16-302-455Seed standards for flax certification.
Woody Plants and Forbs Certification Standards
16-302-460Standards for woody plants, forbs, and other reclamation species certification.
16-302-465Land requirements and field standards for woody plants, forbs, and other reclamation species.
16-302-470Seed standards for woody plants, forbs, and other reclamation species.
Rapeseed Certification Standards
16-302-475Standards for rapeseed, mustard (Brassica spp. and Sinapis alba), and radish certification.
16-302-480Field standards for rapeseed, mustard (Brassica spp. and Sinapis alba), and radish certification.
16-302-485Land requirements for rapeseed, mustard (Brassica spp. and Sinapis alba), and radish certification.
16-302-490Seed standards for rapeseed, mustard (Brassica spp. and Sinapis alba), and radish certification.
Red Clover Seed Certification Standards
16-302-495Standards for red clover seed certification.
16-302-500Land requirements for red clover seed certification.
16-302-510Isolation requirements for red clover seed certification.
16-302-515Field tolerances for red clover seed certification.
16-302-520Seed standards for red clover seed certification.
White Clover and Trefoil Seed Certification Standards
16-302-525Standards for white clover and trefoil seed certification.
16-302-530Land requirements for white clover and trefoil seed certification.
16-302-535Isolation requirements for white clover and trefoil seed certification.
16-302-540Field tolerances for white clover or trefoil seed certification.
16-302-545Seed standards for white clover and trefoil seed certification.
SEED CROPS CERTIFIED BY THE WASHINGTON STATE CROP IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Buckwheat, Chickpea, Field Pea, Lentil, Millet, Soybean, Sorghum and Small Grains Seed Certification
16-302-550Standards for buckwheat, chickpea, field pea, lentil, millet, soybean, sorghum and small grains seed certification.
16-302-555Labeling and sealing of certified seed of small grains by a grower.
16-302-560Miscellaneous field and seed inspection standards for buckwheat, chickpea, field pea, lentil, millet, soybean, sorghum, small grain seed certification.
16-302-660Field pea standards for seed certification.
16-302-665Lentil standards for seed certification.
16-302-670Soybean standards for seed certification.
16-302-675Hybrid sorghum standards for seed certification.
16-302-680Open pollinated sorghum standards for seed certification.
16-302-685Small grains standards for seed certification.
16-302-690Chickpea standards for seed certification.
16-302-695Open pollinated millet standards for seed certification.
16-302-700Buckwheat standards for seed certification.
Quality Orchardgrass Seed and Quality Timothy Seed Program
16-302-740Standards for quality orchardgrass seed and quality timothy seed certification.
16-302-745Seed certification requirements.
16-302-750Official sampling requirements.
16-302-755Standards for quality timothy seed.
16-302-756Standards for quality orchardgrass seed.
Hybrid Canola and Hybrid Rapeseed Certification Standards
16-302-760Standards for hybrid canola and hybrid rapeseed.
16-302-765Definitions specific to hybrid canola or hybrid rapeseed.
16-302-770Seed requirements and designation of classes of seed for hybrid canola or hybrid rapeseed.
16-302-775Land requirements for the production of hybrid canola or hybrid rapeseed.
16-302-780Field standards for the production of hybrid canola or hybrid rapeseed.
16-302-785Seed standards for hybrid canola or hybrid rapeseed.
Sunflower Seed Certification Standards
16-302-790Standards for sunflower seed production.
16-302-795Definition of terms specific to sunflower seed production.
16-302-800Land requirements for sunflower seed production.
16-302-805Isolation requirements for sunflower seed production.
16-302-810Field tolerances and requirements for sunflower seed production.
16-302-815Seed standards for sunflower seed production.
Camelina Seed Certification Standards
16-302-820Standards for camelina seed production.
16-302-825Land requirements for camelina seed production.
16-302-830Field requirements for camelina seed production.
16-302-835Seed standards for camelina seed production.
Standards for Industrial Hemp Seed Certification
16-302-840Standards for industrial hemp seed production.
16-302-845Definitions specific to industrial hemp seed production.
16-302-850Land requirements for industrial hemp seed certification.
16-302-855Isolation requirements for industrial hemp seed certification.
16-302-860Field inspection standards and tolerances for industrial hemp seed certification.
16-302-865Seed standards for industrial hemp seed certification.
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