What is Quality Assurance?
Quality Assurance is a uniform record keeping, field inspecting and lab testing program for plant material suppliers of private varieties and brands of seed or vegetative propagules. The program is administered by a professional third party Crop or Seed Improvement Agency.
What does QA really do?
QA is a vehicle to help assure high quality seed and vegetative propagules through extensive testing and inspection programs and record keeping which substantiates the quality and acceptability of the suppliers product. The QA program also provides a third party tracking system for planting materials and seed.