Italy’s hemp varieties CS, Carmagnola Selezionata and Carmagnola could be Recertified in 2021, after being struck off from Europe’s catalog of crop varieties two years ago.
The famous Italian help fiber varieties are still undergoing tests that will assist decision-making by Italy’s CREA, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics in the recertification procedure that may be as early as March.
The source added that The Varieties were scrapped off from the formal European Union plant list during the 2019 march to promote registration within America.CS and Carmagnola are retailed by Schiavi Seeds that’s based in Lexington, Kentucky. Schiavi Seeds claims global rights for CREA’s two varieties.
Assocanapa srl, a seed firm located in Carmagnola’s commune,produces CS,Carmagnola and other hemp growing seeds under CREA’s administration.
As one of the world’s hemp famous varieties,Carmagnola is a hemp species originating from northern Italy that’s fundamentally grown for fiber production.CS was created to boost the long fiber percentage stored on the stems of the parent Carmagnola variety. both have more-than average cannabidiol content than other European species.
Under the existing regulations, that entail market extension to 2021 June provided delisting of varieties two years ago,Assocanapa srl may sell current CS and Carmagnola stocks for 2021’s growing season. However, European sources indicate that seeds that are currently on the market have low rates of germination.
According to an European grower, Carmagnola seeds stored in suitable conditions between 2019 and 2020 exhibited germination drop to 35% from 75%. Seeds exported to America are expected to have an 85% germination rate.
EU’s common catalog of vegetable and plant species highlights certified agricultural crop varieties that could be marketed within the EU. Entries are evaluated according to determination of crop varieties in independent member states of European Union, which will then inform the European Commission about certification eligibility.