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.
New Method Now Available - Corn Salad March 2017: Lcb 10.1 Acidovorax valerianellae - corn salad, ISTA Method 7-030: ver 1.1 (2017)= New method has been approved as a Standard (Class A).
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 [...]
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 [...]