The Quality Control Laboratory carries out Sampling, Physical purity, Genetic Purity, Germination, Vigour, Moisture content etc. in accordance with the International Seed Testing Rules published by International Seed Testing Association (ISTA).

The genetic purity of seeds is assessed by using techniques such as DNA fingerprinting involving AFLP, SSR and ISSR markers.

Advanced methods as well as instruments such as Q2 machine (single seed vigour analysis) are being used.