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The Oil and Fibre Plant Seed (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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Standards for varietal purity

10.—(a) The seed shall possess sufficient varietal identity and varietal purity. In particular, seed of the species and category specified in column 1 of the following table shall possess at least the percentage of minimum varietal purity specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of the table:–

Column 1Column 2
Species and categoryPercentage of minimum varietal purity

(i) Flax–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.7%

(bb)Certified Seed of the First Generation

98.0%

(cc)Certified Seed of the Second Generation(1)

97.5%

(dd)Certified Seed of the Third Generation(2)

97.5%

(ii) Linseed–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.7%

(bb)Certified Seed of the First Generation

98.0%

(cc)Certified Seed of the Second Generation

97.5%

(dd)Certified Seed of the Third Generation

97.5%

(iii) Soya bean–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.5%

(bb)Certified Seed of the First Generation

99.0%

(cc)Certified Seed of the Second Generation

99.0%

(iv) Sunflower except hybrid varieties and components of hybrid varieties–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.7%

(bb)Certified Seed

99.0%

(v) Swede rape (except hybrid varieties) other than varieties to be used solely for fodder purposes and turnip rape other than varieties to be used solely for fodder purposes–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.9%

(bb)Certified Seed

99.7%

(vi) Swede rape (except hybrid varieties) and turnip rape varieties to be used solely for fodder purposes–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.7%

(bb)Certified Seed

99.0%

(vii) Hybrid varieties of swede rape produced using male sterility and their components–

(aa)Basic Seed, female component

99.0%

(bb)Basic Seed, male component

99.9%

(cc)Certified Seed

90.0%

(viii) White mustard–

(aa)Basic Seed

99.7%

(bb)Certified Seed

99.0%

(b)Subject to paragraph 11, for the purposes of this paragraph the minimum varietal purity of seed shall be examined mainly in official field inspections carried out in accordance with the conditions specified in Part I of this Schedule.

(1)

See regulation 3 for the definition of “Certified Seed of the Second Generation”.

(2)

See regulation 3 for the definition of “Certified Seed of the Third Generation”.

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