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General Technical Committees documents:

Responsibilities of ISTA Technical Committees

How to become an ISTA Technical Committee Member
Technical committee Member Application Form
TCOM Working Programme 2016-2019
ISTA Method Validation for Seed Testing
ISTA Method Validation Process SOP
APPENDIX 4 Test Method Validation Application Form
APPENDIX 5 Instructions for Reviewers - Draft Test Plan
APPENDIX 6 Instructions to Authors: Preparation of Validation Reports for New Test Methods or Revision to Existing Test Methods
APPENDIX 7 Instructions for Reviewers - The Validation Report
Glossary of Terms used in ISTA Method Validation Studies

Bulking and Sampling Committee:

Protocol automatic seed samplers
ISST Seed Testing Template
Training videos for ISTA Seed Sampling Trainers

Germination Committee:

Seedling evaluation of Glycine max

GMO Committee:

Results of Survey on use of devitalized seed

Moisture Committee:

Tolerances in ISTA Moisture Testing - 2008 - A discussion paper
Grinding in ISTA Moisture Testing - 2008
Annexes to Grinding in ISTA Moisture Testing - 2008
Oven Seed Moisture Testing - 2005

Purity Committee:

Blower calibration

Seed Health Committee:

Organizing and Analyzing Seed Health Proficiency Tests
Validating methods and results of CTs

Seed Science Advisory Group:

Seed Science Advisory Group Terms of Reference
Seed Science Advisory Aims and Objectives
Seed Science Meeting Minutes 2015.07
Procedures within the SSAG and interaction with TCOMs
Research interests, collaborative and commercial links

Evaluation of the Q2 Seed Analyser:

Report on potential use of Q2 for evaluation of Seed Quality
A review of the principles and use of the Q2 Seed Analyser
Potential use of the Q2 machine as an evaluator of the physiological quality (GER & VIG) of commercial seed-lots
Report on the evaluation of the performance of the Q2 Seed Analyser in Seed Quality Analysis

Vigour Committee:

List of publications on the background to vigour tests published by VIG2006-2016

Wild Species Working Group:

Terms of Reference Wild Species Working Group


Seedling Evaluation Handbook 4th Edition

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Seed Science and Technology

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Latest Issue of Seed Testing International

STI 157 April 2019

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Rules 2019 available online

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