As a NRL, GEVES is the technical reference for seed quality testing, providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture, the competent authorities, and accredited and approved laboratories.
GEVES's National Seed Testing Station is a NRL for seed certification, for species listed in EU directives 2002/54, 2002/55, 2002/57, 66/401 and 66/402. GEVES was designated as NRL by order of 16 March 2017, published in the Official Journal of 24 March 2017. The order of 16 March 2017 designated the National Reference Laboratories in the field of seed certification (NOR: AGRG1708399A). This designation follows Decree no. 2016-1496 of 4 November 2016 concerning seed testing laboratories (NOR: AGRG1610713D) under law no. 2011-1843 of 8 December 2011 concerning plant variety rights.
The NRL field of competence includes all seed tests required for seed certification :
Within NRL's field of competence, the GEVES / SNES is responsible for :
To carry out these activities, GEVES / SNES guarantees:
Posted 02/02/2018 | Last modification 11/14/2018