Wholesale seed supply is a major trading
activity within Kimseed International Pty Ltd. We supply the following
to local and export markets:
- Western Australian
Revegetation Provenance Seeds
- Saltland Tolerant
- Procurement of
Paramount to our
business ethos are:
Our policy on seed purity is to ensure
our customers receive clean seed. Through the development of our own
seed cleaning and processing equipment we minimise inert matter and
maximise value for money. Our reputation as superior native seed
merchants is firmly based on the quality of our product.
All seed is cleaned, cut-test for preliminary quality assessment, sealed
and stored under appropriate conditions. We have a permanent seed
cleaning and processing team using purpose-designed and built machinery.
Viability and Germination Testing
Generally seed viability and germination testing is conducted on client
request, certification from independent laboratory testing can be
provided. Viability tests will be done on collections of new species and
for evaluating viability of older seed stocks.
Kimseed collectors are required to produce data sheets, pressed samples
and GPS coordinates for all species collected in order to prove
provenance and build on our herbarium. Many of the specimens have been
identified using the resources and assistance of the WA Herbarium and
the Kimseed library.
Seed is collected by our own, trained teams or one of our experienced
associate contractors. Our collectors operate in a sensitive manner,
ensuring that plants and the surrounding environment are left intact.
Native seed collection requires an expert botanical knowledge combined
with an understanding of the seed maturation process.
Collections are timed
to coincide with maturation of seed on the plant. It is collected using
various methods such as vacuum harvesting, beating, pruning, handpicking
and brush harvesting. These methods are selected and adapted to each
species to obtain seed quickly and efficiently, maintaining quality and
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seed products and services.