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Seed Laboratory Technician at Agri Seed Co. Nigeria Limited


Seed Co. Nigeria Limited is a joint venture between Seed West Africa Limited (a subsidiary of Seed Co International Limited, a public listed company incorporated in Zimbabwe and quoted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange) and Saro AgroSciences Limited a leading Nigeria Agro Input Provider.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Seed Laboratory Technician

Location: Kaduna
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Evaluate germinating seeds/seedlings per established procedures/rules on standard, vigor, tetrazolium, and herbicide bioassay tests on all submitted samples.
  • Review AOSA, ISTA and Seedling Evaluation references periodically.
  • Troubleshoot and monitor for irregularities in seed or seedling test results, media, temperatures, equipment and facilities.
  • Sending samples for further analysis to other ISTA certified external laboratories
  • Organize the cleaning of the laboratory. Ensure that the lab kept clean at all times and set to the required standards.
  • Any other duties related to Seed Co daily activities as may be assigned to you by your supervisor
  • Ensure that the Lab Standard operating procedures are duly followed at all times.
  • Reviewing seed lab Standard Operating Procedures in conjunction with your supervisor.
  • Review and update standard operating procedures for germination testing.
  • Conduct Moisture on all seed samples to ensure that the moisture content in seed meets the ISTA set standard for each seed variety.
  • Carry out purity tests on all seed and germination material samples. This will include pest and weevil screening.
  • Assist in setting up and running any other tests as requested.


  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with 1-2 years work experience.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  28th October, 2022.