Seed Legislation Compliance

  • National Tested Seeds is licensed to operate as a seed company in Zimbabwe, classified as a A class operator and certifying agent which permits it to produce, process and market all types of seed in Zimbabwe, including certifiable seed.
  • NTS has a government certified seed testing laboratory which permits it to issue Purity and Germination Certificates for its own seed lots. There are currently only three laboratories in Zimbabwe with this certification.
  • NTS is the license holder  of various seed varieties, including maize, soya beans, wheat, groundnuts and cowpeas, developed by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Research and Specialist Services Department. It has also recently licensed two new hybrid maize seed varieties sourced from CIMMYT.