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15 01, 2017

Numbering Changes to NSHS Method Codes

By | 2017-06-24T19:54:45+00:00 January 15th, 2017|NSHS 2017|

Numbering Changes to NSHS Method Codes January 2017: Numbered codes for NSHS-approved methods were initially established in 2001. As the method list has grown, it has become evident that some inconsistencies developed. In order to resolve these inconsistencies, codes for [...]

15 01, 2017

Revisions to NSHS Methods

By | 2017-06-24T19:53:19+00:00 January 15th, 2017|NSHS 2017|

Revisions to NSHS Methods January 2017: Several NSHS-approved methods are linked to official methods of ISTA, the International Seed Testing Association. As of Jan 1, 2017, ISTA published revisions to several methods that are NSHS-approved. These are minor revisions, and [...]

1 09, 2016

Field Inspection Procedure

By | 2017-04-30T22:10:22+00:00 September 1st, 2016|NSHS 2016|

Field Inspection Procedure September 2016: Editorial updates have been made to the protocol for field inspections.  Changes were made to clarify the diagnosis of diseases found during inspections. Additionally, there must be an agreement in writing with any 3rd party [...]

1 09, 2016

Corn and Soybean ELISA protocols

By | 2017-04-30T22:12:01+00:00 September 1st, 2016|NSHS 2016|

Corn and Soybean ELISA protocols September 2016: Recently changes were made to NSHS protocols for corn and soybean ELISA methods.  Previously, these methods listed only one antibody vendor.  Changes have been made to specify that antibodies from other vendors, that [...]

1 07, 2016

NSHS Administration Unit Personnel Changes

By | 2017-05-01T09:34:37+00:00 July 1st, 2016|NSHS 2016|

NSHS Administration Unit Personnel Changes July 2016: We are excited to welcome Dr. Charlie Block to the NSHS team at ISU! The ISU Seed Science Center serves as the Administration Unit for NSHS, acting as liaison with accredited companies and [...]

15 02, 2016

Several Seed Health Methods Updated

By | 2017-04-30T22:18:43+00:00 February 15th, 2016|NSHS 2016|

Several Seed Health Methods Updated February 2016: Rb 2.1 Alternaria dauci – Carrot = Replacement and/or addition of photographs Cb 5.1 Squash Mosaic Virus – Cucurbit = Addition of grow-out assay for confirmation of results Lcb 7.1 Pseudomonas syringae pv coriandricola – coriander = Complete [...]

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