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Founded in 1924, with the aim to develop and publish standard procedures in the field of seed testing, ISTA is inextricably linked with the history of seed testing. With member laboratories in over 70 countries/distinct economies world wide, ISTA membership is truly a global network.

Vision
Uniformity in seed quality evaluation worldwide

Mission
ISTA members work together to achieve their vision of 'Uniformity in seed quality evaluation worldwide'. Our Association produces internationally agreed rules for seed sampling and testing, accredits laboratories, promotes research, provides international seed analysis certificates and training, and disseminates knowledge in seed science and technology. This facilitates seed trading nationally and internationally, and also contributes to food security.

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Events

ISTA Workshop on Germination Analysis &...

Date:

15.01.2018 - 19.01.2018


Location:

Bangalore, India


ISTA Workshop on Seed Sampling &...

Date:

19.02.2018 - 22.02.2018


Location:

Volcani Center, Rishon LeZion, ISRAEL


ISTA SHC Workshop: Seed Health Methods...

Date:

13.03.2018 - 16.03.2018


Location:

Bangalore, India


ISTA Annual Meeting 2018

Date:

11.06.2018 - 14.06.2018


Location:

Sapporo, Japan


8th ISTA Seed Health Symposium

Date:

04.09.2018 - 07.09.2018


Location:

PoznaƄ, Poland



 


Launch of World Seed Partnership (WSP) website

World Seed Partnership
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Latest issue of Seed Testing International Issue 154



STI 154 October 2017
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Rules 2018 now available online



 
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