BENEFITS OF THE ISTA ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME FOR THE LABORATORY Evaluate your performance with the Proficiency Test programme. Receive formal recognition and assurance that you perform your work correctly and appropriately. Build the confidence to produce reliable results. Seekperformanceandremainuptodatewithlatesttestingmethods. Develop internal pride and staff motivation. FOR THE SEED SELLER Issue ISTA Certificates and grow your business internationally. Reduce costs by using an ISTA-accredited laboratory to increase acceptance of seed lots. Build on Accreditation to promote your business successfully with your government customers and stakeholders. FOR THE SEED BUYER Expect certainty that the results on the test report correspond to the quality of the seed lot. Abide by the law of several countries where import of seed is only permitted if the seed lot is accompanied by an ISTA Certificate.