Regulations amending the Seeds Regulations to facilitate varietal blends were published in the Canada Gazette Part II on February 29, 2012. The amendments clarify that Canada pedigreed grade names, such as Canada Certified No. 1, may be applied to Plant Pest Tolerance Management (PPTM) varietal blends, such as midge tolerant wheat. They also specify grading and labelling requirements to ensure their truthful representation in the marketplace.

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