This workshop will provide an in-depth view of analytical equipment that is shaping the future of seed research and the industry.

The program will include theoretical and practical modules on the fundamentals of seed respiration and maturity, principles of the Q2 Scanner, CF-Mobile, Videometer, experimental setup, data analysis and applications.

The program is offered in partnership with the UC Davis – Seed Biotechnology Center and the Centor Group.



March 11, 8 am – 5 pm:Introduction to seed respiration/metabolism

  • Q2 equipment overview
  • Applications to research and seed industry
  • Hands-on: Q2 Scanner

March 12, 8 am – 5 pm:

  • Indtroduction to image analysis
  • Videometer/CF-Mobile equipment overview
  • Applications to research and seed industry
  • Hands-on: CF-Mobile/Videometer

March 13, 8 am – 4 pm:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Seed Lab 2020 – Brainstorm

SEED CENTRAL FORUM 4:30 – 7 pm – Seed Central website for details

See: Flyer

Location: UC Davis Putah Creek Lodge
Daily parking and permits for $8.00 are available in lot VP PCL.

Registration Fee: The cost of the course is $1,100 for general registration and $750 for UC Davis affiliates.The fee includes light snacks, lunches and all course materials.

Register HERE

Directions from the:
San Francisco Airport to Davis, CA

Sacramento Airport to Davis, CA

For questions or additional information, please contact Susan DiTomaso at or at 530-754-7333.