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Seed Testing Application

Overview

The Seed Multiplication Unit in the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security is mandated to certify seed lots under the Laws of Botswana and certification is limited to seed of officially recognized varieties, so grown and inspected, to protect varietal identity.

Who is eligible?
  • Seed producers.
  • Seed companies.
  • Private institutions.
  • Researchers.
  • Individual farmers.
How do I get this service?
  • Fill and Submit the Seed testing submission form along with the seed sample to the seed testing laboratory for testing.
  • The evaluation report will be given.
What supporting documents are required?

No supporting documents. 

How long will this service take?

Fourteen to Twenty-one (14 to 21) working days depending on the influx of samples and the functional status of laboratory equipment. 

How much does it cost?

No cost.

Where can I obtain this service?

Department of Agricultural Research.
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security.

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday except, public holidays

Where can I get more information on this Service

Head of Seed Multiplication Unit.
Department of Agricultural Research.
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security.
Private Bag 0033
Gaborone
Botswana.
Tel. (+267) 3668100 ext.: 8192
Fax. (+267) 3928965
Website: www.moa.gov.bw​

Call Centre: 17755 
Email. moa17755 [at] gov.bw

 

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