Quality Policy TISTA

The personnel of the Seed Testing Laboratory are committed to bestow their efforts to provide an independent and precise seed testing services to the Seed Industry thereby maintaining and promoting the image of our country in terms of Agriculture.

In bestowing quality seed testing services, the laboratory is helping to

  • Provide export opportunities for seed growers through the issuance of internationally accepted certificates.
  • Maximize the opportunities for the Seed Sector producing all classes of seed through the provision of accurate and timely seed testing services.
  • Support the operations of the Quarantine and Inspection services
  • Maintain and continue to develop present activities concerned with the development of seed testing and related protocols for new species of herbage plants under new species locally
  • Comply with and assist all elements of the Seed Industry in following the provisions of the Seeds legislation
  • Maintain a level of expertise among the staff such as to ensure that the seed testing laboratory continues to meet the criteria for ISTA Accreditation
  • Support the Seed Sector in promotion of quality seed
  • Support the Seed industry in educating farmers to the value of planting clean seed
  • Provide seed testing services to any other clients and organizations who might require such services.