WAC 16-302-700

Buckwheat standards for seed certification.

(1) Land, isolation, and field standards for buckwheat seed certification are:
class
land
minimum
years
isolation
minimum
feet
field
off-type
maximum
other crop
maximum
Foundation
2*
2,640
1:10,000
None found
Registered
1*
1,320
1:5,000
1:30,000
Certified
1*
660
1:2,000
1:10,000
 
* Waived if previous crop was the same variety and equal or higher class of certified seed.
(2) Seed standards for buckwheat seed certification are:
class
off-type
maximum
seeds/lb
pure seed
minimum %
inert
maximum %
other crop
maximum
seeds/lb
weed
maximum %
germination
minimum %
foundation
0.5
99.0
1.0
0.5
0.05
85
registered
1
99.0
1.0
1
0.05
85
certified
3
99.0
1.0
3
0.10
85
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.49.005, 15.49.081, 15.49.310, 15.49.370(3) and chapter 17.24 RCW. WSR 00-24-077, § 16-302-700, filed 12/4/00, effective 1/4/01.]