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Seeds differ from most other commodities in at least three fundamental ways. First, they are alive, they respire and their vitality is always in flux. Second, bad craftsmanship in the seed business often does not manifest immediately. The off-types in the Genovese basil seed that was sent to us one year could not be detected from the seeds, only from the plants they produced. Third, reparations can be made only after discovery of the problem, usually too late to replant the crop in the same season, making the real loss far more than the cost of the seed. For these reasons, quality control is especially important in our business.
We are committed to sending the best seed we can at the most reasonable prices possible. To ensure quality we:
Our research has increased our awareness of potential problems and helped us to take preventive measures. We remain committed to openly sharing the information we learn. We think you want to know when the problem is with the seed instead of its culture.
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