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Taramira/Taramira seeds

Commodity Code - 76
Commodity Name - Taramira/Taramira seeds
Commodity scientific Name - Eruca vesicaria


General Characteristics


(1) The seeds shall have shape, size, colour and pungency characteristic of the variety/ form,

(2) Be mature, hard, wholesome and well dried, moisture not exceeding 6 percent,

(3) Not have any trace of Argemone seeds.

(4) Be free from moulds or insect damage and deleterious substances,

(5) Not bear the grains of any other species except to the extent provided under col.5 of the schedule, and

(6) Be in a sound merchantable condition.


Grade designation Foreign matter Dead, discoloured & damaged Unripe shrivelled and slightly damaged Admixture of other varieties of mustard
1 2 3 4 5
Special 2 3 2 10
Standard 4 5 4 15
General 6 8 8 20


Shelf Life 12 Months
Initial Validity of e NWR 6 Months
Extension of e NWR Validity 3 Months
Number of Extensions 2
Weight Tolerance Loss or gain equivalent to 70% of the decrease or increase in the moisture content during storage