Seed Industry Events

Seed Industry Events: ISTA Germination Workshop in Seed Testing at Saku, Estonia.

Date: 11.06.2016 - 13.06.2016

Location: Agricultural Research Centre, Estonian Seed Testing Laboratory, Teaduse 4/6 75501, Saku, Estonia

Organized by: Agricultural Research Centre, Estonian Seed Testing Laboratory

Contact person: Heidi Kollo, Phone: +372 6729118, Mail: heidi.kollo[at]

This workshop aims at presenting and discussing the principles of the ISTA germination test, seedling evaluations for different species, results calculations and reporting. In addition, aspects of quality management linked to germination testing will be presented. The workshop is for persons who are involved in seed testing according to the ISTA Rules.

The workshop will consist of lectures and practical exercises. It will offer the opportunity for general discussion on germination testing, as well as for specific questions regarding testing procedures. The ISTA Rules and the ISTA Handbooks will be discussed and used during the workshop. Participants of this workshop will be actively involved through group work, discussions and practical work. Language of the Workshop is English.

Accommodation: The participants are asked to book the hotels directly. Transportation from the hotels to the workshop venue will be organized.

Hotel Details: Sokos Hotels Tallinn Sales Service, Phone: +372 680 9300, Email: viru.reservation [at]

Online Booking:

Registration fee: ISTA Members: 350 EUR, Non-Members: 525 EUR

Deadline: 30.04.2016

If you would like to attend the workshop please fill in the registration form. An invoice will be sent to you, which has to be paid before the participation confirmation will be generated. Please indicate any dietary requirements during registration.

All payments are required prior to the 1st of May, 2016 in EUR and payable to ISTA.

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