Archived Methods April 2018: The following Temporary Standard (B methods) have been recently Archived. Be 2.2 Pseudomonas syringae pv syringae Be 2.3 Pseudomonas syringae pv syringae Archived Methods were classified as Temporary Standard methods (B methods) but were not listed [...]
Revision of NSHS Method: Br 2.1 Phoma lingam March 2018: Br 2.1 Phoma lingam - Freeze Blotter Method has been updated to version 1.2 (Section of ISTA 7-004: Detection of Leptosophaeria maculans and Plenodomus biglobosus on Brassica seed).
NSHS hosts Korean delegation February 2018: National Seed Health System (NSHS) accreditation coordinator, Tracy Bruns and co-director, Charlie Block, hosted a group from the Korean Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, the Chungbuk National University in Korea, and staff from USDA-APHIS [...]
Visit the NSHS booth at the ASTA Veg & Flower Seed Conference January 2018: Wanting to know more about the National Seed Health System? Visit the NSHS booth at the ASTA Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference in San Diego, CA [...]
NSHS Accreditation Coordinator Travels to Japan November 2017: NSHS Accreditation Coordinator, Tracy Bruns, traveled to Osaka, Japan, last week to give a presentation to the Japan Seed Trade Association (JASTA) on the National Seed Health System.
Seed Crop Phytosanitary Visual Inspection Procedures September 2017: Purpose: To provide guidance to National Seed Health System (NSHS) accredited entities in the development of procedures for phytosanitary seed crop visual inspection to support the issuance of federal phytosanitary certificates for [...]
New Method Now Available - Acidovorax citrulli August 2017: Cb 1.6 Acidovorax citrulli – ISHI Method, ISHI Method: ver 1.0 (07/2017)= New method has been approved as a Standard (Class A). Please note that NSHS methods Cb 1.2, Cb 1.3, [...]
NSHS Launches New Website June 2017: The National Seed Health System has launched a brand new website. Current news and updates are published under the Updates menu. You will find the Seed Health Testing Methods, as well as a comprehensive list of all the [...]
Revision of NSHS Lcb 9.1 Method May 2017: Lcb 9.1 Lettuce Mosaic Virus - ISHI Method has been updated to version 1.1 (ISHI Vegetable Seed, Version 4.3, Feb 2017).
Revised Accreditation Application and Instructions - Now Available March 2017: NSHS has revised the Accreditation Application form and provided new instructions. The new application is designed to be more user friendly and accommodate a higher volume of requested tests.