Standards for seeds, tractors, forest, fruit and vegetables


  • Finland: Review of fruit and vegetable quality inspection system

    This report brings together the policies and institutional structures related to the fruit and vegetables quality inspection system in Finland, and includes experts’ assessment of the organisation of the administrative structure, and implementation of the fruit and vegetables quality inspection system.

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  • Standard Codes for tractor testing

    OECD Standard Codes allow participating countries to perform tractor tests according to harmonised procedures, and to obtain OECD official approvals which facilitate international trade. They include the testing of tractor performance, driver safety and noise measurement.

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  • About the OECD Agricultural Codes and Schemes

    The OECD Agricultural Codes and Schemes facilitate international trade through the simplification and harmonisation of documentary, inspection and testing procedures.

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Saving farmers lives - OECD Tractor Codes

Understand how lives of farmers around the world are made safer by ensuring tractors meet the internationally agreed standards set by the OECD.

Tests are enforced across 26 countries and tractors are assessed on nine OECD codes reducing the number of fatal farm accidents.

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International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables

OECD is the main worldwide reference for the certification and standardisation of seeds, agricultural and forestry tractors, forest reproductive material, and fruit and vegetables.

This series of brochures comprises explanatory notes and illustrations to facilitate the consistent interpretation of standards for fruit and vegetables. Recent brochures feature broccoli, watermelons, onions, apples, citrus fruits, hazelnuts, asparagus and mangoes.