Seed production

Seed production chain

  • acceptance of seed lot for multiplication
  • seed production on farm
  • field inspection
  • post control test
  • processing and conditioning of seed lot
  • seed packing
  • seed sampling
  • laboratory analysis
  • certification of seed lot
  • labelling
  • seed marketing


Certification verifies the quality of the seed lot, including purity, germination, varietal identity, varietal purity and seed health.

All seed marketed in Finland must be certified.

Seed certification flow chart (pdf, 12 kb)