Certified Seed and Truthful Seed
It is the progeny of foundation seed. Plots of certified seed are offered for certification with seed certification agency which inspects the plots during crop growth and at harvesting. After processing seed samples are drawn by seed certification officer and sent to STL seed for seed testing. When seed lot meets certification standards prescribed for the crop. Then It is processed, bagged, tagged with blue colour tag and label together and sealed by using lead seal. Size of tag 15X 7.5 cm.
It is the category of seed produced by cultivators, private seed companies and is sold under truthful labels. But field standard and seed standard should maintain as per seed act and certified seed stage. Under the seed act, the seed producer and seed seller are responsible for the seed.