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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter KPart 201 → §201.31


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 201—FEDERAL SEED ACT REQUIREMENTS


§201.31   Minimum germination standards for vegetable seeds in interstate commerce.

The following minimum germination standards for vegetable seeds in interstate commerce, which shall be construed to include hard seed, are determined and established under section 403(c) of the Act:

   Percent
Artichoke60
Asparagus70
Asparagusbean75
Bean, garden70
Bean, lima70
Bean, runner75
Beet65
Broadbean75
Broccoli75
Brussels sprouts70
Burdock, great60
Cabbage75
Cabbage, tronchuda70
Cardoon60
Carrot55
Cauliflower75
Celeriac55
Celery55
Chard, Swiss65
Chicory65
Chinese cabbage75
Chives50
Citron65
Collards80
Corn, sweet75
Cornsalad70
Cowpea75
Cress, garden75
Cress, upland60
Cress, water40
Cucumber80
Dandelion60
Dill60
Eggplant60
Endive70
Kale75
Kale, Chinese75
Kale, Siberian75
Kohlrabi75
Leek60
Lettuce80
Melon75
Mustard, India75
Mustard, spinach75
Okra50
Onion70
Onion, Welsh70
Pak-choi75
Parsley60
Parsnip60
Pea80
Pepper55
Pumpkin75
Radish75
Rhubarb60
Rutabaga75
Sage60
Salsify75
Savory, summer55
Sorrel65
Soybean75
Spinach60
Spinach, New Zealand40
Squash75
Tomato75
Tomato, husk50
Turnip80
Watermelon70

[59 FR 64491, Dec. 14, 1994, as amended at 85 FR 40580, July 7, 2020]

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