SUBCHAPTER 48C ‑ SEEDS
02 NCAC 48C .0101 SAMPLING: ANALYZING: TESTING SEED AND TOLERANCES
The procedure for sampling seed by inspectors, the analyzing and testing of seed in the laboratory and tolerances permitted, shall be the same as approved by the Association of Official Seed Analysts; provided that the permitted tolerances shall not apply to Balloonvine, Showy Crotalaria, Smooth Crotalaria, Itchgrass, Jimsonweed, Johnsongrass, Serrated Tussock or Witchweed when contained in any agricultural seed; and a maximum of five percentage points tolerance on germination will be applied on stated minimum germination standards.
History Note: Authority G.S. 106‑277.9; 106‑277.15;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. February 1, 1983; August 30, 1980;
Transferred from T02.11C Eff. January 1, 1985;
Amended Eff. June 1, 1991; April 1, 1985;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.