SWI 132.1.1 Seed Program
Specific Work Instruction
Official Seed Sampling

Appendix XII: Orange International Seed Lot Certificate

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The Orange International Seed Lot Certificate provides seed analyses results that are representative of the seed lot. An image of the certificate appears as follows
Orange International Seed Lot Certificate tag. Description Follows.
Description for Orange International Seed Lot Certificate

This orange certificate represents the seed lot and demonstrates that sampling and seed testing have been done according to the ISTA Rules. There are three main sections for this certificate: stated by the applicant, information and analysis results. The stated by the applicants section includes information such as the name of the applicant and the species, cultivar, category, and weight of the lot. The second section is the information section which asks for the following information: testing and issuing laboratory, sampling by, marks of lot, seal of lot, etc. The third section details the analysis results asking foremost for the species scientific name. In this section the columns are divided into purity (% weight) and germination (% number) unless indicated otherwise. Three boxes are bolded in this section: the pure seeds, normal seedlings, and the moisture content. After which space is left to answer question such as kind of inert matter, other seeds and other determinations. At the very bottom of the certificate are boxes in which the place and country, the date and signature can be placed.

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