ESTA (European Seed Treatment Assurance) is the European quality management system of seed treatment. This system is optional, protected by copyright of European Seed Association (ESA) and audited by independent certification bodies.
The main object is to reduce and than eliminate wrong seed treatment using prohibited substances, which may cause risks to envoirnment.
Norm support seed industry and ensure the compliance with existing law. Company who owns such certificate guaratee high quality of seeds treated. In Poland ESTA System is supervised by Polish Seed Trade Association.