International (OECD) Seed Certification
Procedure
S.No Particulars
Step-IListing of Seed Company as Maintainer under “OECD Maintainer List” and Listing of Hybrids/Varieties under “OECD Varietal List” ”
Step-IIRegistration of Seed Company with Designated Authority (DA) and Registration of Seed Processing Unit (SPU) with Designated Authority (DA)
Step-IIIInitial parent seed multiplication along with Pre-controls under supervision of DA (Pre-Basic & Basic Seed)
Step-IVRegistration of seed production area (Certified Seed Production)
Step-V: Seed plot inspections at different crop growth stages
Step-VIHarvesting of seed produce & Shifting to processing plant along with Transfer Certificates
Step-VIIPost harvest supervision (Seed Processing & Cleaning)
Step-VIIISeed Sampling & Testing (ISTA/Domestic)
Step-IXIssuance of OECD Labels & Varietal Certificates
Step-XPost control testing of exported seed lots & parent seed lots