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The Beet Seed (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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Standard of germination, analytical purity and content of seed of other plant species

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8.—(a) The seed shall conform to the standards or other conditions as regards germination, analytical purity and the content of seeds of other plant species as specified in the following table.

Minimum analytical purity(*)

(% by weight)

Maximum weight of seed of other plants species (% by weight)

Minimum germination

(% by number of clusters or pellets)

Maximum moisture content(*)

(% by weight)

(*)

Excluding where appropriate, granulated pesticides, pelleting substances or other solid additives. The minimum weight of the sample to be submitted for moisture content testing shall be the minimum weight of a sample specified in Schedule 5 paragraph 3 and this sample shall be submitted for testing in addition to the submitted sample and in an airtight moisture proof container.

(i)Sugar beet:
monogerm seed970.38015
precision seed970.37515
natural seed of varieties with more than 85% diploids970.37315
natural seed of varieties with 15% or more triploids and/or tetraploids970.36815
(ii)Fodder beet:
monogerm seed, precision seed and natural seed of varieties with more than 85% diploids970.37315
natural seed of varieties with 15% or more triploids and/or tetraploids970.368

(b)special conditions for Monogerm seed and for Precision Seed—

(i)additional germination requirements

Minimum percentage of germinated clusters with a single seedling

Maximum percentage of germinated clusters with 3 or more seedling

(aa)monogerm seed905
(bb)precision seeds of—
Sugar beet705
Fodder beet
with more than 85% diploids585
with 15% or more triploids and/or tetraploids635

(ii)– Inert Matter

Maximum percentage by weight of inert matter

Pre-Basic and Basic seed1.0
Certified seed0.5
In the case of pelleted seed the sample shall be drawn from processed seed which has undergone partial decortication (rubbing or grinding) but has not yet been pelleted.

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