ISTA Workshop for Seed Moisture Testing



10.03.2020 - 11.03.2020


Pej√ę / Peja, Kosovo


Workshop Organizer:

ISTA Secretariat
Zürichstrasse 50
8303 Bassersdorf
Contact email: andreea.militaru@ista.ch 

Local Organizer:

Kosovo Institute of Agriculture
Contact person: Pranvera Berisha
E-Mail: pranberisha1@gmail.com


Dr. Axel Goeritz – Vice Chair of ISTA Moisture Technical Committee


Kosovo Institute of Agriculture
Str. Adem Jashari, no. 244
30 000 Pejë, Kosovo

Aim of the workshop:

The participants learn to be able to test seed samples for moisture content with the ISTA oven method.
Language: English (slides and presentations)

Workshop content: 

- Biological and technical background of Moisture Testing in seeds
- Methods of Moisture Testing
- Practicals for grinding, weighing, calculating and reporting
- Quality assurance in Moisture Testing
- Calibration of Quick-Methods

Participation Fee:  

The number of participants is a minimum of 10, without which the workshop will be cancelled and limited to a maximum of 15 participants.

ISTA Members: 350 EUR
ISTA Non-Members: 525 EUR

Note: The Participation fee will include all literature and supporting material for the workshop, lunches and coffee breaks, workshop dinner and transfer between the workshop venue and hotels (except airport transfer). It does not include accommodation or meals other than those specified.

Registration deadline: 15 February 2020
Payment deadline: 10 days from the date invoice is issued

For cancellations made after 15 February 2020 registration fees are non-refundable.
Payment by credit card (MasterCard and Visa) is possible upon request to the ISTA Secretariat.

If you would like to attend the workshop please fill in the registration form. An invoice will be sent to you, which has to be paid before the participation confirmation will be generated. Please indicate any dietary requirements during registration. 

Travel & Visa information:

If you require invitation letter, or for any additional information, please contact: 

Andreea-Nicoleta Militaru
Email: andreea.militaru@ista.ch
Direct phone: +41 44 838 68 33

Invitation Letter will be issued by ISTA Secretariat only after payment of Registration Fee.

Suggested Accommodations:   
Participants are asked to book accommodation directly with the hotels

Hotel Camp Karakaq

Hotel Dukagjini 
Note: the transportation from the hotel to the workshop venue will be provided by the organizers.


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