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Organisation & Contact Details


Hosting Institute
Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA)   

Organising Committee
SASA, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Scientific Advisory Committee

ISTA Website

Presentation & Poster Information


Registration opens 1 November 2013
Deadline for submission of papers 15 February 2014
Authors informed whether papers selected for oral or poster presentation 28 February 2014

Meeting Venue

The 7th Seed Health Symposium will take place from 12‐14 June 2014 at the National Museum of Scotland, in the heart of Edinburgh and walking distance from the railway station and local hotels.

The National Museum of Scotland is situated in Chambers Street, in the heart of the Old Town, a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Chambers Street links Edinburgh's George IV Bridge and South Bridge.

7th ISTA Seed Health Symposium


7th ISTA Seed Health Symposium imageThe Organising Committee is proud to invite you to the 7th ISTA Seed Health Committee Seed Health Symposium on 12‐14 June 2014 in Edinburgh. The symposium provides a unique opportunity to bring together scientists, technicians, managers and policy makers from research institutes, government, the seed trade, and international organisations who are involved with the health status of seed.

Weed seed contaminants in cereal seed

Don, R. "Weed seed contaminants in cereal seed." In Proceedings of the British Crop Protection Conference: Weeds-1997, 255-262. Brighton, 17-20 November, 1997.

Requirements for effective seed sampling in the application of treatment according to need strategies

Thomas, J. E., M. J. Smith, P. S. Thompson, D. M. Kenyon, and V. Cockerell. "Requirements for effective seed sampling in the application of treatment according to need strategies." In BCPC Symposium Proceedings No. 76: Seed Treatment: Challenges and Opportunities, 167-172. Wishaw, North Warwickshire, 26-27 February, 2001.

Proceedings of the ISTA Tetrazolium Workshop

Proceedings of the ISTA Tetrazolium Workshop, Edited by N. Leist, R. Don and A. M. Steiner. Zurich, Switzerland: International Seed Testing Association, 2001.

ISTA Moisture Content Proficiency Test

Don, R. "ISTA Moisture Content Proficiency Test." Seed Testing International, no. 126 (2003): 40-41.
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