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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

Proficiency Tests

All ISTA Member Laboratories are eligible to participate in all Proficiency test (PT) rounds of the ISTA PT Programme.

It 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:

Non-members of ISTA may participate in the ISTA PT Programme

Participation cost

GMO PT : 1000 CHF per round
Seed Health PT : 1000 CHF per round

Participation comprises shipment of samples, statistical analysis, and reporting to the participating laboratory. Non-members who wish to participate should contact the ISTA Secretariat.

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