Seed Treatment Workshop

December 4, 2020

Seed Treatment

On Thursday 19 November 2020, Euroseeds and STISSC organized a workshop in view of the finalization of the guidance document for the authorization of plant protection products for seed treatments under regulation (EC) 1107/ 2009.

The workshop focused on the challenges the seed and crop protection industry is facing on the authorization and access of plant protection products for the treatment of seeds that are intended to be used within and outside the European Union (EU).

The workshop was well attended by representatives of the National Authorities of Austria, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, the European Commission (EC), academia and industry.

The presentations were given on the following topics:

  • Sowing rate practices survey
  • The role of sowing rates in the evaluation and authorisation process
  • Access to PPPs for treatment of seeds that will be exported to 3rd countries

Below you will find the workshop report that summarizes the content of the presentations as well as the discussion that followed, and the full presentations.

Picture credit: Suet