15.08.03.05

.05 Source of Seed.

A. Only a field planted with Breeder, Foundation, Registered, or Certified seed is eligible for certification. A certified tag and an analysis tag from each lot planted, and an invoice showing the amount of seed purchased, shall be submitted with the field inspection application. Each field shall be identified by variety and lot number of the seed source used to plant it.

B. If the seed source is from the applicant's own production, the seed shall meet all requirements of this chapter for certification.

C. On approval of the certifying agency, a seed lot rejected for non-genetic reasons may be used by the applicant for production of Certified seed, provided all remaining certification requirements are met.