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Technical annual report 2000-01

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Title

Technical annual report 2000-01

Collection

Dept. of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical annual report; Department of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical and annual report; Reports; PublicationNT; Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

Date

2001-10

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2001-10

Language

English

Subject

Agriculture -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Fisheries -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

ISSN

0158-2763

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/223369

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/687151

Page content

Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries 10 PROJECT: Seed Testing Laboratory Project Officer: A. Simonato Location: Berrimah Farm Objective: To provide an accurate and reliable seed testing service to the pastoral industry in the NT. During the year 293 consignments were submitted for testing. The number of quarantine lots submitted for identification was double that of the previous year. This may be due to the increased traffic to and from East Timor, with seed found on or stuck to equipment and vehicles. The following tests were carried out on the submitted samples: Test No. of tests Certification 8 Purity 21 Germination 219 Bulk Search 16 Quarantine Inspection and Identification 523 Other Comparative Test 3 Tetrazolium Test 4 Export Examination 30 Seed Count 1 Identifications 3 Total 828 Seed Certification applications were made for 133 hectares during the 2000/01 Wet season.