Punjab State Seed Certification Authority was established in 1976 under the Seeds Act-1966 to fulfill the conditions as laid down in National Seeds Projects. This Agency was got registered as independents body on 22nd April 1976.
Seed Certification is a procedure for quality assurance of seeds through which genetic identity, physical and physiological purity and seed health is maintained in seeds and propagating materials of notified kinds and varieties.
Seeds are tested within our state of the art testing labs located in Kapurthala and Gurdaspur City.
Seed is a material which is used for planting or regeneration purpose.
Seed quality is the sum of all properties contributing to seed performance
Seed certification is also designed to achieve prescribed Standards.
Maintenance of Genetic Purity during Seed Production
|Length :||15 CM|
|Quality:||It shall be made of durable materials such as thick paper, paper with cloth lining ,wax coated paper , plastic coated paper etc.|
|Colour :||Both side shall be white for Foundation class and Blue for Certified class|