We have provided a document that synthesises standard practices and quality measures in the native seed supply services of BioBank Seed.
Who do seed quality standards apply to?
Seed suppliers/producers, merchants, native seed banks, restoration ecologist and regulators from government or industry‐based, as well as end‐users of native seed. However, standards should be accessible for anyone involved from the collection, production and use of native seeds at all levels, from indigenous community programs to large‐scale commercial native seed enterprises. Learn about the standard practices and quality measures in the native seed supply services of BioBank Seed: Seed Testing, Seed Collection & Harvesting, Seed Coating, Wholesale Native Seed.
The standards aim to (1) strike a balance between reasonable quality expectations for the seed user and what is practically achievable and economically viable for seed management, and (2) provide confidence in the purchase of native seed while setting appropriate methodology for seed testing.
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