Agronomic Research Institute, Faisalabad

Seed Testing Laboratory (ISO-17025:2005),
(ADP 2016-18)

Location

 
Seed Testing Laboratory, Plant Physiology Section, Agronomic Research Institute, Faisalabad
 

Introduction

 
The Seed Testing Laboratory (STL) provides seed germination testing as per guidelines of
International Seed Testing Association (ISTA). Germination testing is required for calculating actual seed rate of a crop which is very important for achieving recommended/ optimum plant population. Full Assessment for accreditation of ISO-17025:2005 by PNAC took place on February 24-25, 2018 and ISO 17025:2005 accreditation was awarded on July 2, 2018.
 

Existing Scope

 
Currently Lab is providing seed germination testing facility for the following crops
Agronomic Crops

Wheat, Maize, Rice, Barley
Pulses:
Lentil, Chickpea, Mungbean, Mashbean, 
Fodder
Sorghum, Sorghum-sudan grass, Millet, Alfalfa, Oat, 
Oilseed 
Sunflower, Canola, Rapeseed, Mustard,   Sesame, Soybean

Fiber Crops

 
Cotton
Vegetables
Pea, Reddish, Turnip, Carrot, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Brinjal, Bitter Gourd, Pumpkin, Bottle gourd, Sponge gourd, Okra, Spinach, Fenugreek, Onion
Sugar Crops
Sugar beet, Sweet sorghum
Miscellaneous
Quinoa

 

Focal Person

Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Akram, 
Director
041-9201676
0300-7662117
ISO-17025:2005 Accreditation Certificate