DTS Food Assurance provides testing, inspection, certification and verification services to the Australian seed and grain industry.

We provide merchants and growers with a comprehensive range of independent inspection and testing services for all temperate and tropical crop species.

Inspection & Certification

Services include:

  • Field Inspection to OECD, AOSCA, Domestic Certification and Seedcare Quality Assurance Scheme Standards
  • Field Phytosanitary Inspections for Export
  • Weed Identification
  • International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Seed Sampling Training
  • Field Trials for Plant Breeders Rights (PBR)
  • OECD Control Plot Testing


Tests include:

  • Sampling
  • Purity & determination of other seeds
  • Germination
  • Viability
  • Verification of species and variety
  • Moisture content determination
  • Weight determination
  • Vigour testing


Test Results

ISTA scope