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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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2.The crop shall conform to the following standards as regards distances from neighbouring sources of pollen which may result in undesirable foreign pollination:

CropMinimum distance
Brassica spp. other than Brassica napus, Cannabis sativa other than monoecious Cannabis sativa, Carthamus tinctorius, Carum carvi, Gossypium spp. other than hybrids of Gossypium hirsutum and/or Gossypium barbadense, Sinapis alba:
for the production of basic seed,
400 m
for the production of certified seed,
200 m
Brassica napus:
for the production of basic seed of varieties other than hybrids,
200 m
for the production of basic seed of hybrids,
500 m
for the production of certified seed of varieties other than hybrids,
100 m
for the production of certified seed of hybrids,
300 m
Cannabis sativa, monoecious Cannabis sativa:
for the production of basic seed,
5 000 m
for the production of certified seed,
1 000 m
Helianthus annuus:
for the production of basic seed of hybrids,
1 500 m
for the production of basic seed of varieties other than hybrids,
750 m
for the production of certified seed,
500 m
Gossypium hirsutum and/or Gossypium barbadense:
for the production of basic seed of parental lines of Gossypium hirsutum,
100 m
for the production of basic seed of parental lines of Gossypium barbadense,
200 m
for the production of certified seed of non-hybrid varieties and intraspecific hybrids of Gossypium hirsutum produced without Cytoplasmic Male Sterility (CMS),
30 m
for the production of certified seed of intraspecific hybrids of Gossypium hirsutum produced with CMS,
800 m
for the production of certified seed of non-hybrid varieties and intraspecific hybrids of Gossypium barbadense produced without CMS,
150 m
for the production of certified seed of intraspecific hybrids of Gossypium barbadense produced with CMS,
800 m
for the production of basic seed of fixed interspecific hybrids of Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense,
200 m
for the production of certified seed of fixed interspecific hybrids of Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense and hybrids produced without CMS,
150 m
for the production of certified seed of hybrids of Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense produced with CMS,
800 m

These distances can be disregarded if there is sufficient protection from any undesirable foreign pollination.

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