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Equipment Required for Seed Testing Laboratory

The rule for testing seeds includes the type of equipment and its specifications. The equipment for a seed testing laboratory, therefore, should be selected accordingly. Only the best available should be purchased. The following list of equipment may serve as a guideline.

List of Equipment for Seed Testing Laboratory:

Sr.No

Equipment

No of Required

A

General

 

1

Seed Sampling and Dividing

 

 

Seed triers ( assorted sizes)

1

 

Gamet divider

1

 

Soil type divider

1

2

Sample storage boxes and racks

As per Requirement

3

Laboratory models of following

 

 

Air Screen cleaner

1

 

Disc separator

1

 

Precision grader

1

 

Spiral Separator

1

 

Others ( if Available)

As per Requirement

4

Balances

 

 

Single pan ( Top loading)

2

 

Analytical Balance

1

5

Purity work Boards

6

6

Germinators

 

 

Cabinet germinator

4

 

Walk-in-room germinator

1

7

Refrigerator

1

8

Sand Sterilizer

1

9

Ovens

6

10

Grinding Mill

1

11

Stereo binocular Microscope

2

12

Incubators

2

13

Autoclave

1

14

U V Lamp

1

15

Gel Electrophoresis Unit

1

16

Miscellaneous equipment

 

 

Kilogram per hectolitre apparatus

1

 

Seed Blower

1

 

Seed Scarifier

1

 

Moisture Meter ( Electric)

2

 

Hand Sieves

One set

 

Seed Herbarium

1

 

Counting Boards

Assorted

 

Sand Benches

As per Requirement

 

Water Sprinklers

2

17

Miscellaneous Supplies

 

 

Sample pans

10

 

Desiccators

6

 

Aluminium cans with lids

100

 

Forceps

12

 

Magnifiers

6

 

Aluminium dishes

50

 

Petri dish

As per Requirement

 

Plastic Boxes

As per Requirement

 

Other glassware and Supplies

As per Requirement

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