Seed production statistics

Seed production statistics

Every year, the German federal states collect data on seed  multiplication areas registered for field inspection, seed multiplication areas that have successfully been inspected and certified seed quantities. These are listed by species, variety and category and published by the Federal Plant Variety Office.

For vines the multiplication areas registered for field inspection, and which have been successfully field inspected are detailed by variety and category


Seed multiplication areas in Germany

Seed multiplication areas registered for field inspection in Germany in 2019 by variety and category in hectares.

Source: Details of the Federal States

Notes: The “basic seed” column includes the cultivation stage “seed of generations prior to basic seed”. Areas of varieties that are not permitted, for which certification was applied for under Sec. 4 (2) and Sec. 7 SaatG, are listed under “Others”. Areas of varieties with seed yield in the second crop and late registrations (Sec. 4 (1), Sentence 1, 2 SaatgutV) are only included in part.

Seed multiplication areas registered for field inspection in Germany in 2019 by species and federal state in hectares.

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Seed multiplication areas in Germany

Seed multiplication areas registered for field inspection and which have been successfully field inspected in Germany in 2019 by variety and category in hectares.

Source: Details of the federal states

Notes: The “basic seed” column includes the category “pre- basic seed”.  Areas of not yet listed varieties, for which certification has been applied for under Sec. 4 (2) and Sec. 7 SaatG, are listed under “Others”. Areas of species  with seed harvest  in the second crop and late registrations (Sec. 4 (1), Sentence 1, 2 SaatgutV) are only included in part.

Seed multiplication areas that have been successfully field inspected in Germany in 2019 by species and federal state in hectares.

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Certified seed quantities in Germany

Certified seed quantities of agricultural plant varieties (excluding potatoes) in Germany in the financial year 2018/2019 by variety and  category in hectares.

Source: Details of the federal states

Notes: The statistics include certified seed quantities in Germany relating to German and international production within one financial year. The “basic seed” column includes  category “pre-basic seed”

Certified seed quantities of agricultural plant varieties (excluding potatoes) in Germany in the financial year 2018/2019 by species per federal state.

Certified seed quantities of vegetable plant varieties  in Germany in the financial year 2018/2019.

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Vine propagation areas in Germany

Vine propagation areas registered for field inspection and areas which have been successfully field inspected in 2018 by variety and category in hectares

Source: Details of the federal states

Vine propagation areas registered for field inspection and areas which have been successfully  field inspected in 2018 by species and federal state in hectares and units

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