15.49.011  <<  15.49.021 >>   15.49.031

Standards and label requirementsRules.

(1) The department shall establish by rule standards and label requirements for the following seed types: Agricultural seed (including grass, lawn, and turf seed), flower seed, and vegetable seed.
(2) The standards and label requirements shall be divided into the following categories:
(a) Percentage of kind and variety of each seed component present; and
(b) Percentage of weed seed (restricted and common).
(3) The standards and label requirements developed by the department shall at a minimum include:
(a) Amount of inert material;
(b) Specifics and warning for treated seed;
(c) Specifics for coated seed;
(d) Specifics and duration for inoculated seed;
(e) Specifics for seed which is below standard;
(f) Specifics for seed contained in containers, mats, tapes, or other planting devices;
(g) Specifics for seed sold in bulk;
(h) Specifics for hybrid seed; and
(i) Specifics for seed mixtures.


Effective date1989 c 354 §§ 70-81 and 84-86: See note following RCW 15.49.005.
Severability1989 c 354: See note following RCW 15.36.012.
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