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The tropical rainforest of the Amazon basin is the most celebrated ecosystem in the world, and rightly so. Furthermore, you will always have a evalkation section about the latest news from and around ISTA including the latest membership updates in the section of the Association News.

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In other grain legume species however, there is also a genotypic component to the susceptibility of onn to imbibition damage. Enzo Benech formerly Ing. With Kees we have lost a colleague who has played an important role in the international field of seed pathology.

Indeed subsequently, seesling went on to demonstrate that the pattern of leakage observed by Simon and Raja Harun occurs from completely dead embryos and from any spherical structure containing ions Powell and Matthews, a. Certificates The ISTA certificate is a valuable seedlin, providing a lot of information about quality of the seed involved. Three pillars The new features in Chapter 8 revolve around the Performance Based Approach PBAemphasising performance aspects of a given method used by a specific laboratory.

He has always been very faithful to seed technology and in particular the study of seed-borne fungi. Plant Physiology, 44, We have focussed on the two main explanations for high leakage from low vigour seeds for which there is substantial evidence, evaluatiion seed ageing and imbibition damage.

ISTA believes that the collaboration with FAO is very important with regard to the expressed wish of the Association to support seed testing on tropical species and the development of laboratories in areas where seed testing is still developing.

Comparisons of water uptake and imbibition damage in eleven cowpea cultivars. Fifty-eight submitted their ixta.


Summary ISTA Handbook on Seedling Evaluation

Laboratories not performing so well in particular tests are encouraged to make use of the results in order to identify weak areas in their performance and then improve it.

Half day excursion to a company supplying essential chemicals for electrophoresis in Heidelberg. On the following pages of this issue of Seed Testing International you can already find the final programme of this meeting, the proposed changes to the ISTA Constitution, the proposed fixation of the annual subscriptions and the draft ISTA strategy.

The Executive Committee also discussed testing for specified trait s and made reference to the outcome of the Ordinary Meeting in Bangkok. It will also offer the opportunity for general discussion of seed vigour and time for participants to ask specific questions regarding vigour testing procedures.

The working group on tropical seeds is looking for possibilities for a training programme for regions where seed testing is at an early stage of development. Proficiency test performance in moisture content determinations per test round — accredited laboratories Figure 7: The earliest example of EC as a vigour test was for castor bean Thomas, when performance in a evaluatkon test was related to the EC of seed soak water. Brazil is second only to the USA in the production of soyabeans and maize.

Infection of seeds of Pisum sativum by Pythium ultimum. For some laboratories the first phase of document evaluation has already reached a final stage and on-site assessments have taken place at several occasions. This would be a two year program with subject matter courses being taught in the first year of enrollment and internship work experience in an approved seed laboratory the second year of the efaluation.

Especially Seed Testing International No. For example, the export market is very sensitive to quality and there is a natural concern to compete in the premium markets for fragrant and other speciality rice. In Vietnam, and many other developing countries, the framework for quality assurance is still ebaluation, both in terms of trained staff and facilities. Chair and lead speaker: The Meeting was accepted and welcomed on the highest official level by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Dr.

More and more, companies are doing business on the basis of bilateral agreements, including reference to the ISTA rules and methods.



For this reason, mate, topography, political system and ultiDanida is supporting a pilot programme of mately the overall social context of agriculfarmer-training in seed production which ture. From all these images, 18 have been selected in order to obtain different size of primary root see Annexe. In the afternoon visit to sesdling vineyard and wine shop.

Practical work All participants will evaouation the conductivity test, evaluatiom out stages in the accelerated ageing and controlled deterioration tests and assess results from accelerated ageing, controlled deterioration, cold and rate of germination tests.

Strengthen the regulatory framework for seeds and varieties 2. Your laboratory will receive soybean test samples, either containing GM seeds or not. Kees Langerak passed away on February 9, The most important meeting of the Eastern European seed sector was held in this year in the Bulgarian capital in Sofia.

Proficiency test performance in germination per test round — accredited laboratories Figure 3: In contrast low seed moisture content in soyabean can lead to inappropriately high readings Loeffler et al. The red lines show the spiking level. Plant Disease Reporter, 42, The variety release system is also being strengthened through staff training and other investments to establish a testing system for Danish International Development Assis- distinctness, uniformity and stability.

The definition would make it clear that a Designated Member is a person who must be a Personal Member and not a laboratory. Uniformity in Seed Testing world wide Mission: Consequently, the water contents of the plumule, and middle and distal portions of the hypocotyls were each determined separately.

Having now data for a number of germination, other seed determination and moisture content PT rounds, it is possible to provide some answers to the following questions regarding the performance of participants: Seed Science and Technology, 12, However, as the embryonic axes comprise only a relatively small proportion of the entire seed in these species, whole seed water contents would most likely correspond with that of the storage tissues as seen for S.