"Set of inherent characteristics that remain over time and meet the established requirements"
“Quality is the attitude expression with which tasks are carried out. Looking for the highest quality in final result reflects responsibility, commitment and dedication”
"What is not defined cannot be measured, what is not measured cannot be improved and what is not improved, is always degraded" Lord Kelvin
“The standards application as a quality guarantee”.
"Quality is a work philosophy. When we work following quality standards, we have tools that ensure reliable results"
"Quality is creating a culture focused on continuous improvement that allows adding value to our organization"
"A quality system management is a support, and it becomes a necessity when we work with tests that we cannot visually monitor"
"Quality is a life philosophy, always give a step forward in improvement searching"
"Dormant seeds are not dead seeds: the importance of the proper seed classification on the lot quality"
"Quality is to work following defined guidelines or procedures to achieve reliable, accurate and precise results"
"Quality goes far beyond the control of failures. It is a philosophy and a commitment to excellence" Armand V. Feigenbaum
"Quality is to efficiently provide products and services that meet or exceed the user or customer expectations"
“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking” Henry Ford
Role of the National Seed Institute
Ing. Agr. Daniel Bayce | CEO INASE Uruguay
Presentation of the International Seed Testing Association
Ing. Agr. Ignacio Aranciaga | ISTA Executive Committee
Seed testing laboratories in our country
Lic. Ph.D. Vanessa Sosa | Seed Quality Laboratory Manager INASE Uruguay
Specific Standards Requirements
Fabian Makowski | Seed Quality Laboratory Analyst INASE Uruguay
What every analyst should know
Ing. Agr. Ana Tardáguila | Head of Physical-Physiological Sector, INASE Uruguay Seed Quality Laboratory
The names of plants. Why are scientific names important?
Lic. M.Sc. Victoria Valtierra | Teacher and researcher of Agronomy Faculty, UdelaR
Physical quality in seeds: what it means and how to determine it
Ing. Agr. Teresita Farrás | Private advisor
Dormancy and its interference in tests
Lic. M.Sc. Nicolás Glison | Teacher and researcher of Agronomy Faculty, UdelaR
Seed treatment with fungicides
Ing. Agr. M.Sc. Silvana González | Researcher of INIA Uruguay
Seed vigor tests
Ing. Agr. Ph.D. Ana Laura Pereira | Researcher of INIA Uruguay
Genetically Modified Organisms - What are they and how are they regulated in Uruguay?
Ing. Agr. Ph.D. Alejandra Ferenczi | Biosafety Manager of MGAP
The molecular toolkit that you always wanted to have
Lic. Mariana Menoni | Head of Molecular-Sanitary sector, INASE Uruguay Seed Quality Laboratory
The power of DNA identity
Lic. M.Sc. Rosina Fossati | Genexa Laboratory
Test results assurance validity: nothing is lost, everything is controlled
Lic. Jéssica Mateauda | INASE Uruguay Quality Assistant
Tips to optimize and improve laboratory activities
Lic. M.Sc. Mailén Arleo | Skaphia & Asociados Consultant
Why and what do we calibrate for?
Lic. Mariana Pintos | LPGC - Calibration Laboratory