49 (1) An application by a grower for an inspection of a crop shall be made on a form provided by the Agency and shall include the following information and be accompanied by the following documents:
(a) seed potato tags or other documents that attest to the origin and class of each seed lot planted;
(b) a list of all of the grower’s crops;
(c) in the case of a crop that was planted with seed potatoes that were produced by the grower, information or documents that show that at least two field-grown lots from the grower’s farm unit have been subjected to laboratory tests and not found positive for the presence of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus;
(d) in the case of a crop that was planted with Elite II, Elite III, Elite IV or Foundation seed potatoes that were not produced by the grower, information or documents that show that those seed potatoes have been subjected to laboratory tests and not found positive for Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus; and
(e) in the case of an application made by a new seed potato grower, a document, issued by an inspector, that verifies that a clean-up and disinfection of the premises at the grower’s farm unit was completed before the arrival of the seed potatoes for planting and that the crop was not planted in a field where non-certified potatoes were grown in either of the previous two years.
(2) The application shall be delivered to the office of the Agency specified on the form by the following deadlines:
(a) in the case of field-grown crops, on or before June 30 of the crop year in respect of which the application is made;
(b) in the case of crops produced in a protected environment, 30 days after planting; and
(c) in the case of crops produced in an aseptic environment, before material is transferred to a new owner of the material or transferred to a protected environment.
(3) An application may be made after the deadline specified in subsection (2) if there is still time for the inspection to be carried out in accordance with these Regulations and the grower shows that the delay in submitting the application was beyond the grower’s control.
- SOR/91-526, s. 1
- SOR/95-215, s. 2
- SOR/97-118, s. 7
- SOR/97-292, s. 36
- SOR/2000-183, s. 41
- SOR/2000-184, s. 90
- SOR/2002-198, s. 5
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