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Certification

A quality management system in any form of business separates the good from the bad. It ensures consistency of product and service. Improves traceability and protects companies legally when accidents occur.

At Zululand Nurseries we adopted a certification scheme developed by the Seedling Growers Association of South Africa. We started the process in 2003 becoming fully certified in 2004. Since then the scheme has been added to annually and we have been fully certified from 2004 to Date.

The Certification scheme has some of the following protocols to adhere to.

  • Section 1 : Water – Quality
    • Quantity
    • Delivery
    • Treatments
    • Storage
    • Drainage
  • Section 2 : Growing media - Quality for
    • suppliers and users
    • Mixing area
    • Storage & handling
  • Section 3 : Containers & trays – Storage
    • Disinfection of used containers
  • Section 4 : Seed store
  • Section 5 : Sowing records
  • Section 6 : Sowing room
  • Section 7 : Germination room 90
  • Section 8 : Plant propagation
    • Stock Plants – Ornamentals
    • Stock plants - Ornamentals
    • Stock plants – Grass
    • Stock Plants – Forestry
    • Propagation preparation area
    • Plant propagation area
    • Acclimatization area
  • Section 10 : Nurseries growing crops in soil
  • Section 11 : Agrochemicals storage and / or use
  • Section 12 : Imports from other nurseries
  • Section 13 : Dispatch of seedlings
  • Section 14 : Product quality
  • Section 15 : General aspects & site appearance
  • Section 16 : Health and safety compliance
  • Section 17 : Admin and financial controls
  • Section 18 : Labour relations
  • Section 19: Fusarium circinatum
  • Section 20: Phytophthora capsici

Certification certificates