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e-CFR data is current as of December 11, 2019

Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter KPart 201


TITLE 7—Agriculture

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER I—AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE (STANDARDS, INSPECTIONS, MARKETING PRACTICES), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER K—FEDERAL SEED ACT

PART 201—FEDERAL SEED ACT REGULATIONS

rule

Rules and Regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture

Definitions

§201.1
Meaning of words.
§201.2
Terms defined.

administration

§201.3
Administrator.

records for agricultural and vegetable seeds

§201.4
Maintenance and accessibility.
§201.5
Origin.
§201.6
Germination.
§201.7
Purity (including variety).
§201.7a
Treated seed.

labeling agricultural seeds

§201.8
Contents of the label.
§201.9
Kind.
§201.10
Variety.
§201.11
Type.
§201.11a
Hybrid.
§201.12
Name of kind and variety.
§201.12a
Lawn and turf seed mixtures.
§201.13
Lot number or other identification.
§201.14
Origin.
§201.15
Weed seeds.
§201.16
Noxious-weed seeds.
§201.17
Noxious-weed seeds in the District of Columbia.
§201.18
Other agricultural seeds (crop seeds).
§201.19
Inert matter.
§201.20
Germination.
§201.21
Hard seed.
§201.22
Date of test.
§201.23
Name of shipper or consignee.
§201.24
Code designation.
§201.24a
Inoculated seed.

labeling vegetable seeds

§201.25
Contents of the label.
§201.26
Kind, variety, and hybrid.
§201.27
Name of shipper or consignee.
§201.28
Code designation.
§201.29
Germination of vegetable seed in containers of 1 pound or less.
§201.29a
Germination of vegetable seed in containers of more than 1 pound.
§201.30
Hard seed.
§201.30a
Date of test.
§201.30b
Lot number or other lot identification of vegetable seed in containers of more than 1 pound.
§201.31
Germination standards for vegetable seeds in interstate commerce.

labeling in general

§201.31a
Labeling treated seed.
§201.32
Screenings.
§201.33
Seed in bulk or large quantities; seed for cleaning or processing.
§201.34
Kind, variety, and type; treatment substances; designation as hybrid.
§201.35
Blank spaces.
§201.36
The words “free” and “none.”

modifying statements

§201.36a
Disclaimers and nonwarranties.

advertising

§201.36b
Name of kind and variety; designation as hybrid.
§201.36c
Hermetically-sealed containers.

inspection

§201.37
Authorization.
§201.38
Importations.

sampling in the administration of the act

§201.39
General procedure.
§201.40
Bulk.
§201.41
Bags.
§201.42
Small containers.
§201.43
Size of sample.
§201.44
Forwarding samples.

purity analysis in the administration of the act

§201.45
Obtaining the working sample.
§201.46
Weight of working sample.
§201.47
Separation.
§201.47a
Seed unit.
§201.47b
Working samples.
§201.48
Kind or variety considered pure seed.
§201.49
Other crop seed.
§201.50
Weed seed.
§201.51
Inert matter.
§201.51a
Special procedures for purity analysis.
§201.51b
Purity procedures for coated seed.
§201.52
Noxious-weed seeds.

germination tests in the administration of the act

§201.53
Source of seeds for germination.
§201.54
Number of seeds for germination.
§201.55
Retests.
§201.55a
Moisture and aeration of substratum.
§201.56
Interpretation.
§201.56-1
Goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae, and Carpetweed family, Aizoaceae.
§201.56-2
Sunflower family, Asteraceae (Compositae).
§201.56-3
Mustard family, Brassicaceae (Cruciferae).
§201.56-4
Cucurbit family, (Cucurbitaceae).
§201.56-5
Grass family, Poaceae (Gramineae).
§201.56-6
Legume or pea family, Fabaceae (Leguminosae).
§201.56-7
Lily family, Liliaceae.
§201.56-8
Flax family, Linaceae.
§201.56-9
Mallow family, Malvaceae.
§201.56-10
Spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.
§201.56-11
Knotweed family, Polygonaceae.
§201.56-12
Miscellaneous plant families.
§201.57
Hard seeds.
§201.57a
Dormant seeds.
§201.58
Substrata, temperature, duration of test, and certain other specific directions for testing for germination and hard seed.

examinations in the administration of the act

§201.58a
Indistinguishable seeds.
§201.58b
Origin.
§201.58c
Detection of captan, mercury, or thiram on seed.
§201.58d
Fungal endophyte test.

tolerances

§201.59
Application.
§201.60
Purity percentages.
§201.61
Fluorescence percentages in ryegrasses.
§201.62
Tests for determination of percentages of kind, variety, type, hybrid, or offtype.
§201.63
Germination.
§201.64
Pure live seed.
§201.65
Noxious-weed seeds in interstate commerce.
§201.66
[Reserved]

Certified Seed

§201.67
Seed certifying agency standards and procedures.
§201.68
Eligibility requirements for certification of varieties.
§201.69
Classes of certified seed.
§201.70
Limitations of generations for certified seed.
§201.71
Establishing the source of all classes of certified seed.
§201.72
Production of all classes of certified seed.
§201.73
Processors and processing of all classes of certified seed.
§201.74
Labeling of all classes of certified seed.
§201.75
Interagency certification.
§201.76
Minimum Land, Isolation, Field, and Seed Standards.

Additional Requirements for the Certification of Plant Materials of Certain Crops

§201.77
Length of stand requirements.
§201.78
Pollen control for hybrids.

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