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Guide to the Evaluation of Candidate Seed Graders and Seed Import Conformity Assessors
Appendix D(4) Canadian Report of Seed Analysis

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The following is an example of a Canadian report of seed analysis issued by an accredited seed laboratory.

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Description of the Canadian Report of Seed Analysis

Generic Seed Testing Laboratory
123 Main Street, Some City, Some Province, Canada A1B 2C3
Ph: 222-555-1212, Fax: 222-555-1313

Certificate No. 02-007

This certifies that a sample of: Canola
Designated: Lot 2-0513
Received from: Oilseed Speciality Grains, Anywhere, USA
Was tested with the following results:

Seed Analysis
Grams tested 100 gNo. Per 25 g
Prohibited Noxious Weed Seeds0
Primary Noxious Weed Seeds0
Total (Primary Noxious)0
Secondary Noxious Weed Seeds:
Total - Primary plus Secondary Noxious0.3
Other Weed Seeds:
Shepherd's purse11.5
Lamb's quarters1.0
Ball mustard0.5
Total Weed Seeds of All Kinds16.8
Percent Total Weed Seeds5%
Seeds of Other Crops :
Sweet clover0
Brassica spp.2.0
Other Crop Seeds0
Total Other Crop Seeds2.0
Ergot/Sclerotia0/50 g
Percent Pure Seeds%
Percent Pure Living Seed%
Percent Germination98%
Percent Hard Seeds%
Percent Germination (including hard seeds)%
Inert Matter%


Analyst: John Smith

This certifies that the sample of seed submitted from the lot designated above has been analyzed at a CFIA Accredited Laboratory according to: Canadian Methods and Procedures for Testing Seed. The responsibility for any seed sold, offered or advertised for sale under this certificate with respect to grade or any other specification rests entirely with the seller.

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