The production, certification and marketing of plants are defined by the provisions of dahir No 1-69-169 of 25 July 1969, as amended by dahir no. 1-76-472 of 19 September 1977 and its implementing texts, in particular:
Technical regulations relating to the production, control, packaging and certification of plants: citrus fruit, argan tree, sugar cane, red fruit species, fig, prickly pear, pomegranate tree, olive tree, date palm, stone rosaceae, seed rosaceae, perfume rose, saffron and vine.
The regulations specify the conditions for admission to the examination, the organisation of production and the procedures for the examination and certification.
Certification checks are carried out at all stages of production. It is based on the control of the filiation of generations, from the starting material to the certified material. The controls are numerous and varied. They include:
– Nursery and field control.
– Laboratory and controlled environment monitoring.