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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 worldwide, 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.



ISTA has the following positions currently open:

Marketing & Communication Intern 50%
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Events

ISTA Workshop on Quality Assurance and...

Date:

17.12.2019 - 19.12.2019


Location:

Bangalore, India


ISTA SHC Workshop: Seed Health Methods...

Date:

31.08.2020 - 04.09.2020


Location:

Pretoria, South Africa



 


Seedling Evaluation Handbook 4th Edition



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Seed Science and Technology



Volume 47 released
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Latest Issue of Seed Testing International



STI 157 April 2019

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Rules 2019 available online



 
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