Viability of native seed is affected by collection and storage methods. Information on purity, germination and TZ testing methods will be presented along with a review morphology of dicot and monocotyledon natives and checking for seed fill prior to harvest.
University of Agriculture, Department of Crop Physiology - Faisalabad, Pakistan
Two days course on “Seed Physiology, Production and Management” followed by a one day workshop on “Seed Testing through ISTA standards” on September 29. Queries and registration: DR. Irfan Afzal, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Saskatchewan, CFIA's Seed Testing Laboratory, 301-421, Downey Road - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
This workshop aims at presenting and discussing the principles of the ISTA analytical Purity test, Pure Seed Definitions, the Other Seed Determination test, seed identification, results calculations and reporting plus aspects of quality management linked to analytical p...
The motto of the meeting is Promoting the seed business in the Americas and its principal focus of the congress will be "seed treatment". Biotechnology and phytosanitary aspects will be additional components of the agenda.
SGS will cover five processes used to determine soybean cultivars: hilum check and seed characteristics, seed coat peroxidase reaction. hypocotyl color seedling growout test, electrophoresis, event ID using PCR/DNA based methods
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
Protea Hotel - The Winkler in White River - Mpumalanga, South Africa
The sessions will focus on: GMO’s in developing countries, Plant and pest diseases – Reducing Environmental Footprint, Exploitation and Progress of GMO’s in Fruits, Flowers and Vegetables, Progress of GMO’s in other crops and Regulation and Legislation.
This webinar will discuss the common tests ordered on fall soybean production and also show photographs of symptoms/signs including seed coat mechanical damage, field and storage fungi and seedling abnormalities/vigor.
Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa
ABIC 2011 will bring together leading International researchers in the AgBio sector with industry partners and investors. The theme for ABIC 2011 will be "Agricultural Biotechnology for Economic Development".