Seed Health Proficiency Test
The ISTA Seed Health Proficiency Test for detection of Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi in pea seed samples
The aim of this proficiency test is to verify the ability of laboratories to detect Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi in pea seed samples. Accredited laboratories are required to participate if they hold a valid accreditation for the ISTA Method 7-029. Laboratories that are not accredited may participate as volunteers.
If you wish to participate, please send your reply to firstname.lastname@example.org latest by June 15th, 2022. Please note that we only have a limited number of sample sets.
Also, please note that when you confirm readiness to participate, you will be expected to report the results.
The samples will be ready for distribution in August and will be shipped from the beginning of September.
Import permit /quarantine permit
Participants are requested to check with their customs which documents are needed to ensure the receipt of the seeds and to provide us with these details and documents. Laboratories needing an import/quarantine permit for this test round are kindly requested to obtain the permit before the 15th of August. Samples will be sent only to those laboratories which confirm to the ISTA Secretariat that all preconditions for secure shipping are met. Samples will be shipped from the Netherlands.
|For obtaining an import permit, you might need the following data:|
|Species: Pisum sativum (Pea)
Pathogen: Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi
Material: (infested) seed
Quantity of seeds/bag: 1.000 seeds/bag
Untreated seeds: Yes
Net weight (only seeds): 216gr / bag
Brut weight (with package): 3.2kg
Origin country of production: France
If you have any questions regarding the provided information, please contact email@example.com.
Upcoming Seed Health Proficiency Test rounds:
(scheduled for 2022)
Details will be announced as soon as registration is possible. Laboratories accredited for Seed Health will be notified by email and others via newsletter.