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PROGRAMME
The seed Symposium of the 32nd ISTA Congress.
Theme: Seed technology and quality in a changing world.
The symposium will bring together seed analysts, technologists, researchers and managers from universities, research institutes, government and the seed trade to discuss all aspects of seed quality. The symposium will provide a forum for the discussion of recent advances in seed science and technology as well as an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and information. The International Seed Testing Association was founded in 1924 during the 4th International Seed Testing Congress held in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

ISTA Congress-2019 AGENDA

Developments in Viability and Vigour Testing

Germination and Dormancy, Biochemical tests for viability, New vigour testing methods, Field emergence, Imaging, Seed responses to biotic and abiotic stress


Ensuring Seed Quality for Future Generations

Genetic resources, Habitat restoration, Post-harvest handling, Long-term storage, Moisture content and Equilibrium relative humidity, Desiccation tolerance and recalcitrance, Seed longevity, Maintaining the seed quality of non-crop species.

Ensuring seed Health and Implications of Change for Seed Pathology

Epidemiology, Phytosanitary issues, New diseases, Novel disease testing methods, Seed treatments and control of disease, Biostimulation.


Seed production in a Changing Environment

The environment and seed quality, Organic seed production, Use of and control of GM material, Genetic and physical purity, New breeding technologies, Maternal effects, Epigenetics, Seed development and maturity, Infestation with pests, Wild Species.


New Technology and Novel Methods for Seed Quality Assessment

Biochemical and molecular techniques, Imaging and scanning technologies, Phenotyping, Genetics of seed quality, Variety identification, GM detection techniques, Automated methods.

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Beneficiary Name : Nodal Officer, ISTA Cell

A/C No : 36737148116

A/C type : Current Account

Bank : State Bank of India

Branch : Saifabad, Hyderabad

IFS Code : SBIN0007315

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