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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 Quality Assurance Workshop for...

Date:

14.11.2018 - 16.11.2018


Location:

Montevideo, Uruguay


ISTA SHC Workshop: Seed Health Methods...

Date:

20.11.2018 - 23.11.2018


Location:

Bangalore, India


ISTA ATC Workshop on Seed Image Analysis

Date:

26.11.2018 - 30.11.2018


Location:

Piracicaba, Brazil



 


ISTA Seed Symposium 2019 Abstracts submission is open!





Latest issue of Seed Testing International Issue 156



STI 156 October 2018
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Rules 2018 now available online



 
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