Code NIC 2008 - 0164 Seed processing for propagation

This class includes all post-harvest activities aimed at improving the propagation quality of seed through the removal of non-seed materials, undersized, mechanically or insect-damaged and immature seeds as well as removing the seed moisture to a safe level for seed storage. This activity includes the drying, cleaning, grading and treating of seeds until they are marketed. The treatment of genetically modified seeds is included here.

This class excludes:

- growing of seeds, see groups 011 and 012

- processing of seeds to obtain oil, see 1040

- research to develop or modify new forms of seeds, see 7210

01640Seed processing for propagation