12 KAR 1:165. Germination standards for vegetable seed.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 250.021, 250.031, 250.041, 250.051, 250.061, 250.071, 250.081, 250.091, 250.101, 250.111

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 250.081

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 250.081(1)(c)9 requires the director to prescribe administrative regulations governing topics that are necessary to secure the efficient enforcement of KRS 250.021 to 250.111. This administrative regulation establishes germination standards for vegetable seed.

 

      Section 1. Germination standards for vegetable and herb seed listed in this section shall be as follows:

Kind

Percent

Anise

50

Artichoke

60

Asparagus

70

Asparagus Bean

75

Basil, Sweet

70

Bean, Garden

70

Bean, Lima

70

Bean, Runner

75

Beet

65

Broadbean

75

Broccoli

75

Brussel Sprouts

70

Burdock, Great

60

Cabbage

75

Cabbage, Tronchuda

70

Cantaloupe (See Muskmelon)

 

Caraway

55

Cardoon

60

Carrot

55

Cauliflower

75

Celeraic

55

Celery

55

Chard, Swiss

65

Chervil, Salad

65

Chicory

65

Chinese Cabbage

75

Chives

50

Citron

65

Collards

80

Coriander

70

Corn, Pop

75

Corn, Sweet

75

Cornsalad

70

Cowpea

75

Cress, Garden

75

Cress, Upland

60

Cress, Water

40

Cucumber

80

Dandelion

60

Dill

60

Eggplant

60

Endive

70

Fennel, Florence

60

Fennel, Sweet

50

Kale

75

Kale, Chinese

75

Kale, Siberian

75

Kohlrabi

75

Leek

60

Lettuce

80

Marjoram, Sweet

50

Muskmelon

75

Mustard

75

Mustard, Spinach

75

Okra

50

Onion

70

Onion, Welsh

70

Oregano

60

Pak-Choi

75

Parsley

60

Parsnip

60

Pea

80

Peanut

60

Pepper

55

Pumpkin

75

Radish

75

Rhubarb

60

Roquette

60

Rosemary

30

Rutabaga

75

Sage

60

Salsify

75

Savory, Summer

55

Sorrel

65

Soybean

75

Spinach

60

Spinach, New Zealand

40

Squash

75

Thyme

50

Tomato

75

Tomato, Husk

50

Turnip

80

Watermelon

70

 

      Section 2.The germination standard for all other vegetable and herb seed for which standards have not been established in Section 1 of this administrative regulation shall be fifty (50) percent. (20 Ky.R. 3331; eff. 8-24-94; 40 Ky.R. 106; 774; eff. 10-9-2013.)