The Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) was founded in 2005. Developed by industry, it is the overall mandate of CNCI to administer nursery certification programs in Canada. It is the role of CNCI to:
Currently, the CNCI manages the Clean Plants Program, developed by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA). The Clean Plants Program gives nurseries the option to add on pest specific modules, which include:
Nurseries who become certified in the Clean Plants program will appear on this list as they are approved.
There are several resources available to help nursery growers participate effectively in Clean Plants.
Audits by an accredited third party auditor are a key component of the Clean Plants program.