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SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announces the opening of its first seed testing laboratory in Dambulla. This new laboratory will be the first independent seed testing laboratory in Sri Lanka. The opening ceremony for the new laboratory was hosted by Mr. N.Sriram, Country Manager for SGS Sri Lanka, with Mr. J.Opatha, mayor of Dambulla Municipal Council, Mr. L. Gurunada, Business Manager of SGS agricultural Services and others SGS representatives in attendance.

The laboratory will perform the following tests using ISTA standards:

  • Seed Germination
  • Physical / Analytical Purity
  • Inert Matter
  • Weed Seeds
  • Damaged Seeds
  • Other Crop Seeds
  • Seed Viability test (Tz)
  • Moisture
  • Accelerated Aging Test (seed vigor)

For further information please visit SGS Seed and Crop.

Mr. Wasula Ilangasinghe
Exectuive Seed Testing Services
SGS Lanka (Pvt) limited
No 94 Pelwehera
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
t: +94 71 535 1163

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world.