Quality Standards

Seedling Growers Association of South Africa (SGASA)

The association has a comprehensive nursery certification scheme which audits a nursery on the various facets of growing seedlings.
Annual audits are performed by a qualified plant pathologist, and the focus is on continual improvement in nursery performance.
Sutherland Seedlings has been SGASA certified since the inception of the scheme.

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Avocado Nursery Association (ANA) Accreditation

The South African Avocado Growers Association (SAAGA) employ Subtrop inspect and accredit compliant nurseries on an annual basis. The audit covers nursery propagation, hygiene, traceability and key avocado related pest and disease prevention requirements.

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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) Nursery Registration

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Internal Quality Management System

We uphold a rigorous quality management system internally which is based on the ISO 9001 system.


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