Cours 3 : Produire des cultures de semences Fondation, Enregistrées et certifiées (licence de groupe)


This course will provide you with important information about producing Foundation, Registered and Certified seed crops. Once you complete this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Crop-specific certification requirements from the Canadian Regulations and Procedures for Pedigreed Seed Crop Production (Circular 6)
  • The importance of understanding all relevant requirements in Circular 6 before selecting your field and planting a seed crop
  • The significance of maximum impurity standards and off-types, other varieties, and other crop kinds
  • The role that land requirements, isolation requirements and equipment cleanliness play in maintaining seed crop quality and varietal and genetic identity
  • How to interpret commonly used acronyms and codes in the seed crop inspection report
  • The importance of various steps and methods to clean out planting, harvest, and storage equipment