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SEED, ROOTSTOCK AND YOUNG PLANTS

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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Where to find help – at the end of each section we have indicated where you can get extra guidance if you need it.

Cropping Categories Fresh Produce

Category 0
Those you can eat raw and have a significant risk or history of pathogen contamination.

Category 1
Those you can eat raw and which do not have a protective skin that is removed before eating; they may also have a significant risk or history of pathogen contamination.

Category 2
Those you can eat raw and which either have protective skin or grow clear of the ground, or that have no history of pathogen contamination.

Category 3
Those that the customer always cooks.

An up-to-date list of the crop categories can be found on the Red Tractor website.

Aim:

SEED, ROOTSTOCK AND YOUNG PLANTS

PR.SN.a Key

Standards

Only approved PPPs must be used for the treatment of seed, rootstock or young plants

PR.SN.b

Standards

Records must be kept of any PPP applications made in-house to seed, rootstock or young plants

How you will be measured

  • Records detail:
    • crop name and variety
    • crop location
    • reason for application
    • date of application
    • quantity used
    • product trade name
    • name of operator and machinery used
    • harvest interval
  • In-house seed, rootstock or young plant treatment records

PR.SN.c

Standards

Records must be held for any bought-in seed, roostock or young plants that have been treated with PPPs where the crop is harvested within 12 months of planting

How you will be measured

  • Records detail:
    • crop name and variety
    • reason for application
    • date of application
    • quantity used
    • product trade name
    • active ingredient
  • Bought-in seed, rootstock or young plant treatment records/ Plant Propagator’s assurance certificate

PR.SN.d

Standards

It is recommended that producers have an awareness of the potential disease risks with young plants and nursery stock imported from overseas

How you will be measured

  • Producer is aware of the risks of notifiable and resistant pests and diseases