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The Fodder Plant Seeds Regulations 1993

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Sampling from Sacks

4.  When the seed lot is in sacks or similar sized containers each containing more than 15 kg of seed and not more than 100 kg of seed, the minimum number of containers to be sampled shall be in accordance with the following table:—

Number of containers in the lotMinimum number of containers to be sampled
1-5Sample each container and always take at least five primary samples
6-30Sample five containers or at least one in every three containers, whichever is the greater
31-400Sample 10 containers or at least one in every 5 containers, whichever is the greater
401 or moreSample 80 containers or at least one in every seven containers, whichever is the greater

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