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  Standard Proficiency Test | GMO Proficiency Test | Seed Health Proficiency Test
 
ISTA Member Laboratories are eligible to participate in all rounds of the ISTA Proficiency Test (PT) programme. This programme is mandatory for ISTA-accredited Member Laboratories (depending on their scope of accreditation) and voluntary for non-accredited laboratories who want to benchmark themselves with accredited laboratories and prepare themselves for ISTA Accreditation in the future.

ISTA offers the following Proficiency Tests: 


Standard Proficiency Test  
  Programme Plan
  Documents
  Reports
   
GMO Proficiency Test  
  Programme Plan 
  Documents
  Reports
   
 
Seed Health Proficiency Test
 
  Programme Plan
  Documents
  Reports



Non-members of ISTA may participate in the PT programme. Participation comprises shipment of samples, statistical analysis and reporting by the participating laboratory. Please contact ISTA Secretariat to find out more about the participation process and costs for non-members.  
 
To understand the importance and influence of the Proficiency Test and its relation to ISTA Accreditation, please refer to the following document: ISTA Accreditation and Scope of Accreditation Policy.

 

 


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