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Course 1: Introduction to the Canadian Seed Sector

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This course provides an introduction to the Canadian seed sector and is complimentary for all learners. Once you complete this course, you will understand:

  • The difference between certified and non-certified seed
  • The seed certification process, from variety development to the sale of Certified seed to commercial producers
  • The various seed certification classes
  • The role and importance of plant breeders and seed growers
  • The roles of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association, and Seeds Canada