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International Seed Testing Association
International Seed Testing Association
Richtiarkade 18
8304 Wallisellen, CH
+41 44 838 60 00
International Seed Testing Association

Landwirtschaftliches Technologiezentrum

Membership Code DEDL0400
Organisation Landwirtschaftliches Technologiezentrum
Department Augustenberg, Referat 35

Nesslerstrasse 25

76227 Karlsruhe

Country Germany
Phone 00497219468150
FAX 00497219468387
Current Scope of Accreditation:

Sampling from the lot (SAM)

  • SAM: Manual lot sampling grasses
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling cereals
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling small legumes
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling pulses
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling other agricultural crops
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling vegetables, spices, herbs, and medicinal species
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling tree and shrub species
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling flower species
  • SAM: Manual lot sampling of coated seeds
  • SAM: Automatic lot sampling cereals
  • SAM: Automatic lot sampling of coated seeds

Purity and identification of other seeds (PUR/OSD)

  • PUR/OSD: Grasses
  • PUR/OSD: Poa pratensis, Poa trivialis and Dactylis glomerata
  • PUR/OSD: Cereals
  • PUR/OSD: Small legumes
  • PUR/OSD: Pulses
  • PUR/OSD: Other agricultural crops
  • PUR/OSD: Vegetables, spices, herbs, and medicinal species
  • PUR/OSD: Tree and shrub species
  • PUR/OSD: Flower species
  • PUR/OSD: Coated seeds
  • PUR/OSD: Seed mixture

Germination (GER)

  • GER: Grasses
  • GER: Cereals
  • GER: Small legumes
  • GER: Pulses
  • GER: Other agricultural crops
  • GER: Vegetables, spices, herbs, and medicinal species
  • GER: Tree and shrub species
  • GER: Flower species
  • GER: Coated seeds
  • GER: Seed mixture

Viability (VIA)

  • VIA: TTC Grasses
  • VIA: TTC Cereals
  • VIA: TTC Small legumes
  • VIA: TTC Other agricultural crops
  • VIA: TTC Vegetables, spices, herbs, and medicinal species
  • VIA: TTC Tree and shrub seeds
  • VIA: TTC Coated seeds
  • VIA: TTC Seed mixture

Seed health (SH)

  • SH: 7-001a Alternaria dauci in Daucus, blotter
  • SH: 7-002a Alternaria radicina in Daucus, blotter
  • SH: 7-003 Botrytis in Helianthus
  • SH: 7-004 Leptosphaeria maculans and Plenodomus biglobosus on Brassica spp.
  • SH: 7-005 Ascochyta in Pisum
  • SH: 7-006 Colletotrichum in Phaseolus
  • SH: 7-007 Alternaria, Botrytis and Colletotrichum in Linum
  • SH: 7-013a Ustilago in Hordeum, embryo extraction
  • SH: 7-014 Parastagonospora in Triticum
  • SH: 7-016 Phomopsis in Glycine
  • SH: 7-022 Microdochium in Triticum

Verification of species and variety (VAR)

  • VAR: Ultra-violet light on Hordeum and Avena
  • VAR: Diagnostic differences on Fabaceae (Leguminose) and Lolium spp.
  • VAR: Presence/absence of alkaloid in Lupinus
  • VAR: UTLIEF on Zea mays
  • VAR: UTLIEF on Helianthus annuus
  • VAR: Fluorescence of root traces on Lolium spp.
  • VAR: Fluorescence of root traces on Festuca spp.

Moisture content (MOI)

  • MOI: Constant oven method: fine grinding
  • MOI: Constant oven method: no grinding
  • MOI: Constant oven method: coarse grinding
  • MOI: Constant oven method: cutting
  • MOI: Moisture meter

Thousand-seed weight (TSW) (TSW)

  • TSW: Grasses
  • TSW: Cereals
  • TSW: Small legumes
  • TSW: Pulses
  • TSW: Other agricultural crops
  • TSW: Vegetables, spices, herbs, and medicinal species
  • TSW: Tree and shrub seeds
  • TSW: Flower seeds
  • TSW: Coated seeds
  • TSW: Seed mixture
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