Revisions to the Federal Seed Act Regulations; Correction, 65190 [2020-20397]

Download as PDF 65190 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 200 / Thursday, October 15, 2020 / Rules and Regulations Agricultural Marketing Service 7 CFR Part 201 [Doc. No. AMS–ST–19–0039] RIN 0581–AD91 Revisions to the Federal Seed Act Regulations; Correction AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 201 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Correcting amendment. On July 7, 2020, the Agricultural Marketing Service amended regulations under the Federal Seed Act. The document incorrectly revised the entries for ‘‘Oat’’ and ‘‘Brussels Sprouts’’ in the table that specifies directions for germination and hard seed testing. This document corrects those entries. DATES: Effective October 15, 2020. SUMMARY: Ernest Allen, Director, Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Science and Technology Program, AMS, USDA; 801 Summit Crossing Place, Suite C, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA; telephone: 704–810–8884; email Ernest.Allen@ usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Agricultural Marketing Service recently amended regulations under the Federal Seed Act (7 U.S.C. 1551–1611). See 85 FR 40571; July 7, 2020. The amendments updated regulations related to seed quality, germination and purity standards, and acceptable seed testing methods, and aligned Federal Seed Act regulations with current industry practices. This document corrects the entries for ‘‘Oat’’ and ‘‘Brussels Sprouts’’ in the table that specifies directions for germination and hard seed testing to specify that the prechill requirements for oat and Brussels sprouts apply to fresh and dormant seed. Certified seed, Definitions, Inspections, Labeling, Purity analysis, Sampling. For the reasons set forth in the preamble, 7 CFR part 201 is amended as follows: PART 201—FEDERAL SEED ACT REQUIREMENTS 1. The authority citation for part 201 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1592. 2. In § 201.58, amend Table 2 in paragraph (c)(3) by revising the entries for ‘‘Oat’’ and ‘‘Brussels Sprouts’’ to read as follows: ■ § 201.58 Substrata, temperature, duration of test, and certain other specific directions for testing for germination and hard seed. * * * (c) * * * (3) * * * * * TABLE 2—GERMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR INDICATED KINDS Name of seed Temperature (°C) Substrata First count days Additional directions Final count days Specific requirements Fresh and dormant seed AGRICULTURAL SEED * Oat ...................... * * B, T, S ... * * 20; 15 * 5 10 * * .................................................... * * * Prechill at 5 or 10° C for 5 days and test for 7 days or predry and test for 10 days. * * * VEGETABLE SEED * Brussels Sprouts * * B, P, T ... * * 20–30 * 3 10 * Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–20397 Filed 10–14–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P * .................................................... * * DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 39 [Docket No. FAA–2020–0449; Product Identifier 2020–NM–038–AD; Amendment 39–21283; AD 2020–21–10] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES RIN 2120–AA64 Airworthiness Directives; Airbus SAS Airplanes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:57 Oct 14, 2020 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 * * Prechill 5 days at 5 or 10 °C for 3 days; KNO3 and Light. Sfmt 4700 * * The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2017–19– 24, which applies to Model A319–111, –112, –113, –114, –115, –131, –132, and –133 airplanes; Model A320–211, –212, –214, –231, –232, and –233 airplanes; and Model A321–111, –112, –131, –211, –212, –213, –231, and –232 airplanes. The FAA is also superseding AD 2018– 16–04, which applies to Airbus SAS Model A320–216, –251N, and –271N airplanes; and Model A321–251N, –253N, and –271N airplanes; as well as the models in AD 2017–19–24. Those ADs required revising the existing maintenance or inspection program, as applicable, to incorporate new or more SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15OCR1.SGM 15OCR1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

7 CFR Part 201

[Doc. No. AMS-ST-19-0039]
RIN 0581-AD91


Revisions to the Federal Seed Act Regulations; Correction

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Correcting amendment.

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SUMMARY: On July 7, 2020, the Agricultural Marketing Service amended 
regulations under the Federal Seed Act. The document incorrectly 
revised the entries for ``Oat'' and ``Brussels Sprouts'' in the table 
that specifies directions for germination and hard seed testing. This 
document corrects those entries.

DATES: Effective October 15, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ernest Allen, Director, Seed 
Regulatory and Testing Division, Science and Technology Program, AMS, 
USDA; 801 Summit Crossing Place, Suite C, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA; 
telephone: 704-810-8884; email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Agricultural Marketing Service recently 
amended regulations under the Federal Seed Act (7 U.S.C. 1551-1611). 
See 85 FR 40571; July 7, 2020. The amendments updated regulations 
related to seed quality, germination and purity standards, and 
acceptable seed testing methods, and aligned Federal Seed Act 
regulations with current industry practices. This document corrects the 
entries for ``Oat'' and ``Brussels Sprouts'' in the table that 
specifies directions for germination and hard seed testing to specify 
that the prechill requirements for oat and Brussels sprouts apply to 
fresh and dormant seed.

List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 201

    Certified seed, Definitions, Inspections, Labeling, Purity 
analysis, Sampling.

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, 7 CFR part 201 is 
amended as follows:

PART 201--FEDERAL SEED ACT REQUIREMENTS

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1. The authority citation for part 201 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1592.

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2. In Sec.  201.58, amend Table 2 in paragraph (c)(3) by revising the 
entries for ``Oat'' and ``Brussels Sprouts'' to read as follows:


Sec.  201.58  Substrata, temperature, duration of test, and certain 
other specific directions for testing for germination and hard seed.

* * * * *
    (c) * * *
    (3) * * *

                              Table 2--Germination Requirements for Indicated Kinds
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                                                                                     Additional directions
                                        Temperature  First count  Final count ----------------------------------
     Name of seed         Substrata      ([deg]C)        days         days         Specific         Fresh and
                                                                                 requirements      dormant seed
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                                                AGRICULTURAL SEED
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                                                  * * * * * * *
Oat...................  B, T, S......        20; 15            5           10  ................  Prechill at 5
                                                                                                  or 10[deg] C
                                                                                                  for 5 days and
                                                                                                  test for 7
                                                                                                  days or predry
                                                                                                  and test for
                                                                                                  10 days.
 
                                                  * * * * * * *
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                                                 VEGETABLE SEED
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                                                  * * * * * * *
Brussels Sprouts......  B, P, T......         20-30            3           10  ................  Prechill 5 days
                                                                                                  at 5 or 10
                                                                                                  [deg]C for 3
                                                                                                  days; KNO3 and
                                                                                                  Light.
 
                                                  * * * * * * *
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Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-20397 Filed 10-14-20; 8:45 am]
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