12 (1) Samples of seed for the testing referred to in section 11 shall be taken in conformity with recognized standard methods.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), a sample of seed submitted for testing shall be:
(a) where one gram of the seed lot contains 5,000 or more seeds, not less than 10 g;
(b) where one gram of the seed lot contains more than 25 seeds but less than 5,000 seeds, not less than 50,000 seeds; and
(c) where one gram of the seed lot contains 25 or less seeds, not less than 2 kg.
(3) A working sample for determination of impurities shall be
(a) for the purpose of grading those kinds and species set out in Schedule I, the quantity indicated in Tables 1 and 2 of the Canadian Methods and Procedures for Testing Seed; and
(b) for all other purposes, one half of the quantity set out in subsection (2).
(4) Subsections (2) and (3) do not apply if the sample is required for the purpose of checking only the percentage germination.
- SOR/96-252, s. 2
- SOR/2003-6, s. 105
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