Statement of purpose for Wild Species Working Group

The Wild Species Working Group is a collaborative effort between the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA), KEW – Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, the Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA) and the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST) to create a web site designed to provide recommended protocols for species which are not included in the ISTA or AOSA Rules for Seed Testing.

Methodology chapters for testing wild species seeds for use as reference and training, a gallery of images to help confirm or identify unknown seeds and a glossary of botanic and testing terms are included in the web site.