Business Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
Thursday, Jul 13, 2006


News
Features
Stocks
Cross Currency
Shipping
Archives
Google

Group Sites

Agri-Biz & Commodities - Seeds
Industry & Economy - Standards & Benchmarks
States - Karnataka
Accreditation for Monsanto India's seed testing lab

Our Bureau

Bangalore , July 12

Monsanto India Ltd's Seed Testing Laboratory in Bellary, Karnataka has been awarded an accreditation certificate from the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) for high standards in seed purity.

According to a press release, this accreditation is with effect from February, 2006 and is valid for three years.

The certificate takes into account purity standards in sampling, germination, physical purity and moisture testing of cereals, vegetables and other crops.

The Bellary Seed Testing Laboratory is also authorised to issue ISTA International Seed Analysis certificates to seeds that are exported. The lab can also promote, research and publish technological data according to ISTA rules, said the release.

More Stories on : Seeds | Standards & Benchmarks | Bio-tech & Genetics | Karnataka

Article E-Mail :: Comment :: Syndication :: Printer Friendly Page



Stories in this Section
Accreditation for Monsanto India's seed testing lab


Blue Star upbeat on cold chain business
Spot rubber gains further
Low volume on offer at Coonoor tea auctions
Precious metals rise on buying
TNAU, Mexico's Monterrey Tech sign MoU
Nabard staff observe protest day
Purchase scheme for coir sector
Buying support props up edible oils
Pepper futures continue to rise
Cardamom output seen 30 pc lower
AP to seek Central package for ryots
Govt clarifies on farm sector FDI
`Steel capacity to rise in 2 years'
Experts moot 4 steps to boost bioenergy benefits


The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | The Hindu Images | Home |

Copyright 2006, The Hindu Business Line. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu Business Line