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Commission Directive 2009/74/EC of 26 June 2009 amending Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 2002/55/EC and 2002/57/EC as regards the botanical names of plants, the scientific names of other organisms and certain Annexes to Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC and 2002/57/EC in the light of developments of scientific and technical knowledge (Text with EEA relevance)

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II.BASIC SEED

Subject to the provisions below, the conditions laid down in Section I of this Annex shall apply to basic seed:

1.

The seed of Pisum sativum, Brassica napus var. napobrassica, Brassica oleracea convar. acephala, Vicia faba and of varieties of Poa pratensis referred to in the second part of the third sentence of paragraph 4 of Annex I shall conform to the following standards or other conditions: the minimum varietal purity shall be 99,7 %.

The minimum varietal purity shall be examined mainly in field inspections carried out in accordance with the conditions laid down in Annex I.

2.

The seed shall satisfy the following other standards or conditions:

A.

Table:

SpeciesMaximum content of seeds of other plant speciesOther standards or conditions
Total(% by weight)Content by number in a sample of the weight specified in column 4 of Annex III(total per column)
A single species Rumex spp. other than Rumex acetosella and Rumex maritimus Elytrigia repens Alopecurus myosuroides Melilotus spp.
12345678
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Agrostis canina0,320111(j)
Agrostis capillaris0,320111(j)
Agrostis gigantea0,320111(j)
Agrostis stolonifera0,320111(j)
Alopecurus pratensis0,320 (a)255(j)
Arrhenatherum elatius0,320 (a)255(i) (j)
Bromus catharticus0,420555(j)
Bromus sitchensis0,420555(j)
Cynodon dactylon0,320 (a)111(j)
Dactylis glomerata0,320 (a)255(j)
Festuca arundinacea0,320 (a)255(j)
Festuca filiformis0,320 (a)255(j)
Festuca ovina0,320 (a)255(j)
Festuca pratensis0,320 (a)255(j)
Festuca rubra0,320 (a)255(j)
Festuca trachyphylla0,320 (a)255(j)
×Festulolium0,320 (a)255(j)
Lolium multiflorum0,320 (a)255(j)
Lolium perenne0,320 (a)255(j)
Lolium × boucheanum0,320 (a)255(j)
Phalaris aquatica0,320255(j)
Phleum nodosum0,320211(j)
Phleum pratense0,320211(j)
Poa annua0,320 (b)111(f) (j)
Poa nemoralis0,320 (b)111(f) (j)
Poa palustris0,320 (b)111(f) (j)
Poa pratensis0,320 (b)111(f) (j)
Poa trivialis0,320 (b)111(f) (j)
Trisetum flavescens0,320 (c)111(i) (j)
Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Galega orientalis0,32020 (e)(j)
Hedysarum coronarium0,32020 (e)(j)
Lotus corniculatus0,32030 (e)(g) (j)
Lupinus albus0,32020 (d)(h) (k)
Lupinus angustifolius0,32020 (d)(h) (k)
Lupinus luteus0,32020 (d)(h) (k)
Medicago lupulina0,32050 (e)(j)
Medicago sativa0,32030 (e)(j)
Medicago × varia0,32030 (e)(j)
Onobrychis viciifolia0,32020 (d)
Pisum sativum0,32020 (d)
Trifolium alexandrinum0,32030 (e)(j)
Trifolium hybridum0,32030 (e)(j)
Trifolium incarnatum0,32030 (e)(j)
Trifolium pratense0,32050 (e)(j)
Trifolium repens0,32050 (e)(j)
Trifolium resupinatum0,32030 (e)(j)
Trigonella foenum-graecum0,32020 (d)
Vicia faba0,32020 (d)
Vicia pannonica0,32020 (d)(h)
Vicia sativa0,32020 (d)(h)
Vicia villosa0,32020 (d)(h)
Other species
Brassica napus var. napobrassica0,3202(j)
Brassica oleracea convar. acephala (acephala var. medullosa + var. viridis)0,3203(j)
Phacelia tanacetifolia0,320
Raphanus sativus var. oleiformis0,3202
B.

Other standards or conditions applicable where reference is made to them in the table under Section II (2) (A) of this Annex:

(a)

a maximum total of 80 seeds of Poa spp. shall not be regarded as an impurity;

(b)

the condition laid down in column 3 is not applicable to the seeds of Poa spp. The maximum total content of seeds of Poa spp other than the species to be examined shall not exceed one in a sample of 500 seeds;

(c)

a maximum total of 20 seeds of Poa spp. shall not be regarded as an impurity;

(d)

the determination of seeds of Melilotus spp. by number need not be carried out unless there is doubt whether the conditions laid down in column 7 have been satisfied;

(e)

the presence of one seed of Melilotus spp. in a sample of the prescribed weight shall not be regarded as an impurity where a second sample of twice the prescribed weight is free from any seeds of Melilotus spp;

(f)

the condition (c) laid down in Section I (2) of this Annex is not applicable;

(g)

the condition (d) laid down in Section I (2) of this Annex is not applicable;

(h)

the condition (e) laid down in Section I (2) of this Annex is not applicable;

(i)

the condition (f) laid down in Section I (2) of this Annex is not applicable;

(j)

the conditions (k) and (m) laid down in Section I (2) of this Annex are not applicable;

(k)

the percentage by number of bitter seeds in varieties of Lupinus spp. shall not exceed 1 %.

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