ICIA Seed Testing Services
A full range of professional services are available. Click here for a schedule of our Test Fees.
Our years of experience in the seed trade, an in-house Registered Seed Technologist, and professional staff allow us to offer a full range of testing services. ICIA is also ISO 9001-2000 certified to assure customers quality is of utmost importance in delivering service.
Special testing programs can be developed by our staff based on your particular needs and consulting services are available. We test most crop seeds, including:
- Small Grains
- Grasses and Small Seeded Legumes
Conventional & Herbicide Bioassay Seed Tests offered by ICIA include:
- Warm Germination (standard and sand testing)
- Cold Test
- Saturated Cold Test
- Accelerated Aging
- Tetrazolium Test
- Purity Analysis
- Varietal Analysis
- Seed Counts
- Test Weights
- Moisture Content
- Waxy Maize Test
- Herbicide Tests (Roundup™; STS; IMI)
Genetics Lab Tests
Indiana Crop offers a full line up of genetic identification testing services. PCR, ELISA, Isozyme and other trait tests are available for use by the seed, grain and related industries. Tests include YieldGard®, Herculex®, and Agrisure® events. We provide a "stacked" test for Bt and Rootworm. We also offer a molecular fertility/sterility test for hybrid seed corn. ICIA will offer Non-GMO testing services to farmers who need to verify commercial products moving into specific markets. This service is for grain only. All trait tests are performed using true replications and the proper number of controls for every test. This is critical in providing accurate, reliable data for our customers.
In General . . .
To ensure the quality of the seed you purchase it is important to have your laboratory testing carried out by professionals who can provide accurate, unbiased evaluations of the quality of your seed. Evaluations that can help you maintain your professionalism and reputation for merchandising quality seed.
ICIA has a comprehensive quality control program to assure producers of accuracy and reliability in testing. Each laboratory test is conducted in the ICIA lab under rigorously controlled conditions. A unique system of check and counter-checks assure a high level of accuracy and reliability.
We offer an easy to use web browser system to review lab testing information. With one click information is accessible over the web. Give us a call or email us if you would like more information about the system. Or click on this LabLink© link for a demonstration of this quick and easy system.