Pathogen Status Disclaimer
Please be advised that your State or Country may have regulations regarding the importation of rice seeds that have the potential to harbor pathogens. We do not guarantee these seeds to be free of such pathogens, and will not be responsible for any spread of pathogens which results from improper handling of these materials. It is your responsibility to contact the agencies governing your geographic area to find out what restrictions may apply to these seeds. We provide (click here) a standard protocol for disinfecting rice seeds. You should check with your local regulatory agency as to whether this protocol is sufficient to satisfy their requirements. Currently the only way to verify de-contamination is by using the agar method (potato dextrose agar or Wakimoto's medium). Germinated seeds that test negative for pathogens can then be transplanted.
These MATERIALS (Rice genetic stocks) are understood to be experimental in nature and may have hazardous properties. The UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND EXTENDS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THERE ARE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THAT THE USE OF THE MATERIALS WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.
The Recipient agrees to use the Biological Material in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
The Recipient agrees not to distribute this material to researchers outside of their own laboratory, or to researchers not under their immediate supervision.
Except to the extent prohibited by law, the RECIPIENT assumes all liability for damages which may arise from its use, storage, or disposal of the MATERIALS. The University of California will not be liable to the RECIPIENT for any loss, claim, or demand made by the RECIPIENT, or made against the RECIPIENT by any other party, due to or arising from the use of the MATERIALS by the RECIPIENT.