SEEDS REQUIRED PER STATUTE ACRE

EU SEEDS REGULATIONS

All seeds scheduled in the Seeds Regulations have been tested in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations and in purity (as defined) and germination are not less than the prescribed declarable minima percentage, unless otherwise stated. For declarable minimal purity (P) and germination (G) figures see below.

1 Hectare = 2.471 acres
1 Acre = 0.4047 hectares

Seed name Sowing rate per acre Sowing rate per hectare P G
Beans-Broad 100 kilos 250 kilos 98 80
Beans - Winter 95 kilos 238 kilos 98 85
Beans - Spring (Maris Bead) 75 kilos 188 kilos 98 80
Borage 6 kilos 15 kilos    
Canary 15 kilos 38 kilos    
Clover Red 6.5 kilos 16 kilos 97 80
Clover - White 2 kilos 5 kilos 97 80
Cocksfoot 8 kilos 20 kilos 90 80
Fodder - Beet 50,000 seeds per acre 97 73
Kale 2 kilos 5 kilos 98 75
Linseed 25 kilos 63 kilos 99 85
Lucerne 9 kilos 23 kilos 97 80
Maize 45,000 seeds per acre 98 80
Mangel 3.5 kilos 9 kilos 97 73
Maples 100 kilos 250 kilos 98 80
Millet Red/White 12.5 kilos 31 kilos    
Mustard (Broadcast) 9 kilos 23 kilos 98 85
Mustard (drilled) 6 kilos 15 kilos 98 85
Peas 100 kilos 250 kilos 98 80
Quinoa 4 kilos 10 kilos    
Rape (drilled) 3 kilos 8 kilos 98 85
Rape (Broadcast) 5 kilos 13 kilos 98 85
Runner Beans 20-40 kilos 50-100 kilos 99 80
Ryegrass - Hybrid 14 kilos 35 kilos 96 75
Ryegrass - Italian 14 kilos 35 kilos 96 75
Sorghum - (Dwarf) 8 kilos 20 kilos    
Sorghum - (Giant) 12 kilos 30 kilos    
Sunflower 5 kilos 13 kilos 98 85
Trefoil 3.5 kilos 9 kilos 97 80
Turnip 2 kilos 5 kilos 97 80
Turnip (stubble) 3 kilos 8 kilos 97 80
Vetches (Tares) 62 kilos 155 kilos 98 85