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Seeds Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1400)

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Regulations are current to 2020-03-05 and last amended on 2019-01-15. Previous Versions

PART IISeed Potatoes (continued)

Elite II

  •  (1) Elite II seed potatoes shall be

    • (a) produced from Elite I or a higher class of seed potatoes; and

    • (b) inspected by an inspector at least two times during the growing season.

  • (2) Elite II seed potatoes shall be given the status of field generation 3 if the crop is produced in the field for the third time.

  • (3) The percentage of plants showing visible varietal mixture or visible symptoms of disease set out in column 1 of an item of the table to this section on the first inspection, any subsequent inspection and the final inspection shall not exceed the applicable percentages set out in columns 2 and 3 of that item.

    TABLE

    Elite II

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemDisease or Varietal MixturePercentage on First or any Subsequent InspectionPercentage on Final Inspection
    1PSTV00
    2Bacterial ring rot00
    3Total of all viruses0.20.1
    4Total of blackleg and wilts0.20.2
    5Varietal mixtures0.10
  • SOR/91-526, s. 1
  • SOR/95-179, s. 4
  • SOR/97-118, s. 5
  • SOR/2002-198, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-94, s. 5(F)

Elite III

  •  (1) Elite III seed potatoes shall be

    • (a) produced from Elite II or a higher class of seed potatoes; and

    • (b) inspected by an inspector at least two times during the growing season.

  • (2) Elite III seed potatoes shall be given the status of field generation 4 if the crop is produced in the field for the fourth time.

  • (3) The percentage of plants showing visible varietal mixture or visible symptoms of disease set out in column 1 of an item of the table to this section on the first inspection, any subsequent inspection and the final inspection shall not exceed the applicable percentages set out in columns 2 and 3 of that item.

    TABLE

    Elite III

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemDisease or Varietal MixturePercentage on First or any Subsequent InspectionPercentage on Final Inspection
    1PSTV00
    2Bacterial ring rot00
    3Total of all viruses0.30.2
    4Total of blackleg and wilts0.30.3
    5Varietal mixtures0.20.05
  • SOR/91-526, s. 1
  • SOR/95-179, s. 5
  • SOR/2002-198, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-94, s. 6(F)

Elite IV

  •  (1) Elite IV seed potatoes shall be

    • (a) produced from Elite III or a higher class of seed potatoes; and

    • (b) inspected by an inspector at least two times during the growing season.

  • (2) Elite IV seed potatoes shall be given the status of field generation 5 if the crop is produced in the field for the fifth time.

  • (3) The percentage of plants showing visible varietal mixture or visible symptoms of disease set out in column 1 of an item of the table to this section on the first inspection, any subsequent inspection and the final inspection shall not exceed the applicable percentages set out in columns 2 and 3 of that item.

    TABLE

    Elite IV

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemDisease or Varietal MixturePercentage on First or any Subsequent InspectionPercentage on Final Inspection
    1PSTV00
    2Bacterial ring rot00
    3Total of all viruses0.60.3
    4Total of blackleg and wilts0.50.5
    5Varietal mixtures0.20.1
  • SOR/91-526, s. 1
  • SOR/95-179, s. 6
  • SOR/2002-198, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-94, s. 7(F)

Foundation

  •  (1) Foundation seed potatoes shall be

    • (a) produced from Elite IV or a higher class of seed potatoes; and

    • (b) inspected by an inspector at least two times during the growing season.

  • (2) Foundation seed potatoes shall be given the status of field generation 6 if the crop is produced in the field for the sixth time.

  • (3) The percentage of plants showing visible varietal mixture or visible symptoms of disease set out in column 1 of an item of the table to this section on the first inspection, any subsequent inspection and the final inspection shall not exceed the applicable percentages set out in columns 2 and 3 of that item.

    TABLE

    Foundation

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemDisease or Varietal MixturePercentage on First or any Subsequent InspectionPercentage on Final Inspection
    1PSTV00
    2Bacterial ring rot00
    3Total of all viruses10.5
    4Total of blackleg and wilts11
    5Varietal mixtures0.40.2
  • SOR/91-526, s. 1
  • SOR/95-179, s. 7
  • SOR/2002-198, s. 3
  • SOR/2017-94, s. 8(F)
 
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