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International Seed Testing Association
International Seed Testing Association
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International Seed Testing Association

Annual Meeting 2023

Council of Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA) in collaboration with International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) was delighted to host the ISTA Annual Meeting from May 29 to June 01, 2023 in Verona, Italy.

ISTA Seminar "From Biodiversity to Diversification: resources, tools and technologies to meet new challenges

TCOMs Presentations ISTA Technical Commitees Side Meetings

OGM 2023 Approved Documents

Plant Biodiversity and Evolution

Genetic improvement inferences on sustainable use of plant Genetic Resources and food security

Ex-situ in-situ Biodiversity Conservation

Making use of genetic resources – European Evaluation Networks exploring diversity available in European genebanks

Reconciling standard and biodiversity: the challenge for seed analysis

Protection of endangered species

How to test “Wildness” according to ISTA Rules

An overview of the initiatives to exploit biodiversity in the framework of the EU legislation for seed marketing: state of play and perspectives

Plant Breeding Innovation: the private seed sectors engagement to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Developments Goals

New breeding techniques

Genome editing in crop plants: Global prospects

New tools to support sustainable and competitive agriculture

Argentina Regulatory Framework GMO and NBT

Regulatory and IP aspects on NBTs: a perspective from the industry

The European Commission’s initiative on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques

ISTA testing on NGT plants

Advanced Technologies Committee

Bulking and Sampling Committee

Editorial Board of Seed Science and Technology

Flower Seed Testing Committee

Forest Tree and Shrub Seed Committee

Germination Committee

GMO Committee

Moisture Committee

Nomenclature Committee

Proficiency Test Committee

Purity Committee

Rules Committee

Seed Health Committee

Statistics Committee

Seed Storage Committee

Tetrazolium Committee

Variety Committee

Vigour Committee

Seed Science Advisory Group


A.I. Based Modelling in Seed Imaging Applications

Assessing Uncertainty in Seed Testing Models

Introduction to the initiative and types of modelling to consider

Program ATCSTA 

The Ellis-Roberts viability equations

GMO Committee open meeting

ISTA Committee open meeting

Purity Committee open meeting

OGM23-01: Agenda for the Ordinary Meeting 2023

OGM23-02: Minutes-OGM-2022

OGM23-03: Activity Report of the ISTA Committees 2022

OGM23-04: Membership Fees Proposal 2024

OGM23-05: Rules Proposals for ISTA 2024 Edition

OGM23-06: ISTA Method Validation Reports 2024

OGM23-07: Notice of Motion 2023

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