(a) produced from potato tissue culture material that has been tested and found free of bacterial ring rot, PSTV and viruses;
(b) laboratory tested within 12 months before the completion of the multiplication process and found free of bacterial ring rot, PSTV and viruses;
(c) produced in an aseptic or protected environment;
(d) visibly free from varietal mixtures;
(e) free from pathogenic bacteria or viruses, saprophytic contamination or other symptoms of diseases that could affect the quality of the material; and
(f) if produced in a protected environment,
(2) Subject to paragraph 6(1)(d) of the Act, an inspector may ask a grower to provide records that contain the following information:
(3) Any material that is being produced as Nuclear Stock seed potatoes shall be removed without delay from an aseptic or protected environment if it tests positive for pathogenic bacterial or viral organisms or manifests signs or symptoms of saprophytic contamination.
(4) No person shall sell or transfer all the rights of ownership of Nuclear Stock seed potatoes unless he or she possesses a seed potato tag or inspector’s certificate that indicates that the seed potatoes are Nuclear Stock seed potatoes.
- SOR/97-118, s. 2
- SOR/97-292, s. 35
- SOR/2000-184, s. 91
- SOR/2002-198, s. 3
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