MCL - Section 286.706

MICHIGAN SEED LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 329 of 1965


286.706 Forest tree seed; required information.

Sec. 6.

     For forest tree seed, the following information is required:
    (a) The common name of the species, and the subspecies if appropriate.
    (b) The scientific name of the genus and species, and the subspecies if appropriate.
    (c) The lot number or other lot identification.
    (d) For seed collected from a predominantly indigenous stand, the area of collection given by latitude and longitude, or geographic description, or the state or county.
    (e) For seed collected form a predominantly nonindigenous stand, the identity of the area of collection and the origin of the stand, or the words "origin not indigenous".
    (f) The elevation or the upper and lower limits of elevation within which the seed was collected.
    (g) The percentage of pure seed by weight.
    (h) For those kinds of forest tree seed for which standard testing procedures are prescribed by rule, the following is required:
    (i) The percentage of germination exclusive of dormant seed.
    (ii) The percentage of dormant seed, if present.
    (iii) The calendar month and the year the percentages were determined by test.
    (i) In place of the requirements of subdivision (h), the seed may be labeled "test is in progress, results will be supplied upon request".
    (j) For those species for which standard germination testing procedures have not been prescribed by the director, the calendar year in which the seed was collected.
    (k) The name and complete address of the person who labeled the seed or who sells seed within this state.


History: 1965, Act 329, Eff. Mar. 31, 1966 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 455, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1988
Compiler's Notes: In subdivision (e), the words “seed collected form a predominantly nonindigenous stand” evidently should read “seed collected from a predominantly nonindigenous stand”.
Admin Rule: R 285.714.1 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.