SGS Seed & Crop Services provides a global network of field trial stations and laboratories for clients’ product development programmes in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia- Pacific. Our experienced interdisciplinary team of agronomists, biologists, chemists, food technologists and geochemists can conduct field trials and laboratory studies to support the screening, development and registration of agricultural and horticultural chemicals, biopesticides, fertilizers and new plant varieties and seeds (including GMO). With many years of experience in the field of R&D, analytical chemistry, regulatory affairs / registration services and project management, SGS processes laboratory and field studies within the scope of regulatory testing, such as efficacy, residue, biosafety, operator, consumer safety, environmental fate and behaviour of pesticides as well eco-toxicological testing. The testing is based on international guidelines, including EPPO, OECD, EPA and SETAC and in compliance with GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) or GEP (Good Efficacy Testing). SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95’000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2’400 offices and laboratories around the world.