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PDFWAC 16-302-845

Definitions specific to industrial hemp seed production.

"Dioecious type" means a type of industrial hemp that has male and female flowers on separate plants.
"Industrial hemp" means all parts and varieties of the genera Cannabis, cultivated or possessed by a grower, whether growing or not, that contain a THC concentration of 0.3 percent or less by dry weight. Industrial hemp does not include plants of the genera Cannabis that meet the definition of "marijuana" as defined in RCW 69.50.101.
"Industrial hemp seed production" means an industrial hemp seed production field established with an appropriate generation of certified seed intended to produce a subsequent generation of certified seed.
"Monoecious type" means a type of industrial hemp that has male and female flowers on the same plant.
"Too male" means an intersexual plant that exceeds the ratio of male and female flowers as described in the variety description.
"Unisexual female" means a monoecious type of industrial hemp plant that has sterile male and fertile female flowers.
"Unisexual female hybrid" means a hybrid where the A line is a unisexual female type and the B line produces male fertile flowers.
"Variety" means a subdivision of a kind that is distinct, uniform, and stable; "distinct" in the sense that the variety can be differentiated by one or more identifiable morphological, physiological, or other characteristics from all other varieties of public knowledge; "uniform" in the sense that variations in essential and distinctive characteristics are describable; and "stable" in the sense that the variety will remain unchanged in its essential and distinctive characteristics and its uniformity when reproduced or reconstituted as required by the different categories of varieties.
"Volunteer plant" means an industrial hemp plant that results from a previous crop.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.120.030(3), 15.49.021, 15.49.310, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 17-08-090, ยง 16-302-845, filed 4/5/17, effective 5/6/17.]
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