The basis of all certification systems is a robust quality management system, where quality is assured through the mission driven operation of a company. A quality management system supports the continuous improvement of processes. By documenting existing knowlegde and workflows areas of imporovement can be identified and the progress can be monitored. High quality plants require hygiene practises to be monitored and trained, these hygiene practises form the basis for certifation under Elite and GSPP (and other certification systems).
Good seed and plant practices is a system aimed at preventing Cmm outbreaks in tomatoes
Elite is a certification system for crops with vegetative propagation such as soft fruits and ornamentals
Plant Quality Solutions guides the process of setting up a document management system in compliance with certification systems