FAQ: If I have maternal line samples with fewer than 50 seeds, should I divide these low-producing lines?

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Submitted by Center for Plan... on Tue, 07/02/2019 - 2:37pm

If a maternal collection has 50 seeds, the groups for long-term storage would have 15 seeds to the primary facility, 15 seeds to secondary facility, and 10 seeds for each of the two testing packages. We recommend not splitting a maternal line package if it has 20 seeds or less.

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