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Publication - Consultation Paper

Consultation on fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions

Published: 10 Mar 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786528360

Consultation on Scottish Government's proposal to increase certain fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions.

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Contents
Consultation on fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions
Annex C: Fees Charged by the Official Seed Testing Station for Seed Testing - Cereals

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Annex C: Fees Charged by the Official Seed Testing Station for Seed Testing - Cereals

CEREALS
(1) Current fee EU Level (2) Current fee UK HVS Level (3) Proposed fee EU Level (4) Proposed fee UK HVS Level (5) Percentage change
  EU HVS  
Fee for an official examination of seed for:
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number and germination). 55.10 68.67 56.09 69.91 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, germination and moisture content). 58.63 72.83 59.69 74.14 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number and moisture content). 40.36 51.37 41.09 52.29 1.8%
Certification by STZ
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 100 seed STZ). 55.96 69.62 56.97 70.87 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 100 seed STZ and moisture content). 59.59 73.68 60.66 75.01 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 100 seed STZ followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met). 77.10 90.77 78.49 92.40 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 100 seed STZ followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met and moisture content). 80.73 94.83 82.18 96.54 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 200 seed STZ). 73.58 89.91 74.90 91.53 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 200 seed STZ and moisture content) 77.10 94.08 78.49 95.77 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 200 seed STZ followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met). 94.72 111.06 96.42 113.06 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 200 seed STZ followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met and moisture content). 98.24 115.23 100.01 117.30 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 400 seed STZ) 111.27 133.27 113.27 135.67 1.8%
Fee for an official examination of seed for:
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 400 seed STZ and moisture content). 114.8 137.33 116.87 139.80 1.8%
Certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 400 seed STZ followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met). 132.41 154.41 134.79 157.19 1.8%
EU certification tests (analytical purity, determination of other seeds by number, 400 seed STZ followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met and moisture content). 135.94 158.47 138.39 161.32 1.8%
HVS Verification
A search of an EU certified sample for designated species to assess compliance with Higher Voluntary standards ( HVS) standard for wheat, durum wheat, spelt wheat, barley and oats and red oat. 44.96 - 45.77 - 1.8%
Fee for individual or additional tests
100 seed STZ test on a certification sample. 31.39 31.39 31.96 31.96 1.8%
100 seed STZ test on a certification sample followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met. 52.54 52.54 53.49 53.49 1.8%
200 seed STZ test on a certification sample. 60.23 60.23 61.31 61.31 1.8%
200 seed STZ test on a certification sample followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met. 81.37 81.37 82.83 82.83 1.8%
400 seed STZ test on a certification sample. 121.73 121.73 123.92 123.92 1.8%
400 seed STZ test on a certification sample followed by a germination test when the STZ result does not remove doubt as to whether the germination standard will be met. 130.06 130.06 132.40 132.40 1.8%
An analytical purity test on a certification sample. 25.53 25.53 25.99 25.99 1.8%
An analytical purity test and a moisture content test on a certification sample. 30.01 30.01 30.55 30.55 1.8%
An additional 2kg seed search for wild oats on a certification sample 83.08 83.08 84.58 84.58 1.8%
Fee for an official examination of certified seed for loose smut infection of wheat, durum wheat, spelt wheat and barley (per thousand embryos examined). 50.51 50.51 51.42 51.42 1.8%
Moisture content test only on certification sample. 5.77 5.77 5.87 5.87 1.8%
Germination test only on certification sample. 30.01 30.01 30.55 30.55 1.8%
Fee for provision of an International Certificate
Orange International Certificate (including sampling) 66.14 66.14 67.33 67.33 1.8%
Orange International Certificate 16.02 16.02 16.31 16.31 1.8%
Blue International Certificate. 16.02 16.02 16.31 16.31 1.8%
FODDER
    (1) Current fee (2) Proposed fee (3) Percentage change  
Fees for an official examination of seed for:-
Analytical purity, germination and determination of other seeds by number of:
(a) grasses, except timothy   101.77 103.60 1.8%  
(b) timothy 75.60 76.96 1.8%
(c) large seeded legumes 58.52 59.57 1.8%
(d) small seeded legumes 71.02 72.30 1.8%
(e) brassicas 77.00 78.39 1.8%
Bitter Lupin Test. 43.57 44.35 1.8%
HVS Verification
Fee for a search for designated species to assess compliance with HVS standards for appropriate species   44.96 45.77 1.8%  
Fee for provision of an International Certificate
Orange International Certificate (including sampling).   66.14 67.33 1.8%  
Orange International Certificate 16.02 16.31 1.8%
Blue International Certificate 16.02 16.31 1.8%
OIL AND FIBRE PLANT SEEDS
  (1) Current fee (2) Proposed fee (3) Percentage change  
Fees for an official examination of seed for:-
Analytical purity, germination and determination of other seeds by number, of sunflower, linseed, flax, soya bean and hemp.   64.61 65.77 1.8%  
Analytical purity, germination and determination of other seeds by number of Brassica species. 77.00 78.39 1.8%
Seed-borne Disease Tests
Sunflowers for Botrytis spp.   59.16 60.22 1.8%  
Flax and linseed for -
(a) Alternaria spp. }    
(b) Phoma exiqua var. linicola (Ascochyta linicola). }
(c) Colletotrichum lini } 48.59 49.46 1.8%
(d) Fusarium spp. }  
(e) Botrytis spp. }
Soya bean for Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea spp. -
(a) for one sub-sample test.   84.79 86.32 1.8%  
(b) for five sub-sample tests. 282.55 287.64 1.8%
Soya bean for Diaporthe phaselorum spp. 52.97 53.92 1.8%
Fee for provision of an International Certificate
Orange International Certificate (including sampling).   66.14 67.33 1.8%  
Orange International Certificate. 16.02 16.31 1.8%
Blue International Certificate. 16.02 16.31 1.8%
BEET SEEDS
  (1) Current fee (2) Proposed fee (3) Percentage change  
Fee for an official examination of seed for:-
Analytical purity, germination and determination of other seeds by number.   67.81 69.03 1.8%  
Includes: Number of seedlings germinating from a cluster in monogerm and precision seeds.
Fee for provision of International Certificates
Orange International Certificate (including sampling).   66.14 67.33 1.8%  
Orange International Certificate. 16.02 16.31 1.8%
Blue International Certificate. 16.02 16.31 1.8%
VEGETABLE SEEDS
  (1) Current fee (2) Proposed fee (3) Percentage change  
Fee for an official examination of seed for:-
Analytical purity, germination and maximum content of other seeds.   58.52 59.57 1.8%  
Fee for provision of International Certificates
Orange International Certificate (including sampling).   66.14 67.33 1.8%  
Orange International Certificate. 16.02 16.31 1.8%
Blue International Certificate. 16.02 16.31 1.8%

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