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International Seed Testing Association
International Seed Testing Association
Richtiarkade 18
8304 Wallisellen, CH
+41 44 838 60 00
ista.office@ista.ch
International Seed Testing Association

SGS North America, Inc.,

Membership Code USML0600
Organisation SGS North America, Inc.,
Address

1405 32nd Avenue

57006 Brookings, South Dakota

Country United States of America
Phone 0016056927611
FAX 0016056927617
E-Mail sarah.dammen@sgs.com
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 small legumes
  • SAM: Automatic lot sampling pulses
  • SAM: Automatic lot sampling other agricultural crops

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

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

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

Moisture content (MOI)

  • MOI: Constant oven method: fine grinding
  • MOI: Constant oven method: no grinding
  • MOI: Constant oven method: coarse grinding

Weight determination (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

Vigour (VIG)

  • VIG: Conductivity for Cicer arietinum, Pisum sativum, Phaseolus vulgaris, Glycine max, Raphanus sativus
  • VIG: Accelerated ageing for Glycine max
  • VIG: Radicle emergence for Brassica napus, Zea mays, Raphanus sativus, Triticum aestivum
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