Seed Testing Lab

Equipments available

SEED TESTING

  1. UV- spectrophotometer
  2. Refrigerated Centrifuge
  3. Soxotherm
  4. Presicion Balance
  5. Flame Photometer
  6. Water bath
  7. Abbe Refractometer
  8. Brookefield Viscometer
  9. Incubator


SEED BANK

  1. X-ray Radiographic unit
  2. Stereo Microscope
  3. Seed Grinder
  4. Hot Air Oven
  5. Seed germinator
  6. Walk in Store Cool
  7. Temperature Gradient Chamber
  8. Electronic balance
  9. BOD incubator


SEED PROCESSING UNIT

  1. Seed Cleaning & grading devices
  2. Gravity separator
  3. Ro-tap sieve shaker
  4. Seed decorticator


Services / Tests carried out

TThe Seed Testing Laboratory has facilities for seed certification. Tests for seed samples for parameters such as purity, viability, vigour of tree seeds are undertaken. Testing the seed filling, seed anatomical studies and seed biochemical parameters are conducted.