Professional Seed Testing Services with Friendly Support and Consultation. Please call 805-564-2155 for assistance.

About Us

Scott Taylor

(RST, President)

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Scott has been a Registered Seed Technologist (RST) since 1998. This accreditation is granted by the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST). He received a bachelor’s degree in 1992 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Studio Art. While in college he also studied botany and biological sciences.  With over 25 years of experience at AMM Seed Testing, Inc., he has done ‘everything in the lab’ extensively. Most of Scott’s daily lab work is with purity analysis and seed identification.

Jane Cairns

(Germination Specialist/Office Manager)

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Jane has been with AMM Seed Testing, Inc. since 1994. She received her Bachelor’s degree in 1993 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in Environmental Studies. An experienced germination analyst, Jane has many years of hands-on analysis of every species that comes through the lab and is working towards her RST, as well.  She manages the germination department, and the office as a whole, and provides customer care.

Alison T.

Alison received her PhD from UCSB in 2013. Deciding to stay in Santa Barbara, she began working at AMM Seed Testing in December, 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys birding, hiking, reading, and museums.

Lab Team

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To round out the laboratory staff, we have other full and part-time personnel that work with various aspects of the testing processes, such as planting germination tests, germination evaluation, sample processing and sample data entry.

Contact Us

805.564.2155 Business 805.564.1356 Fax

AMM Seed Testing, Inc. 2064 Alameda Padre Serra, Suite 110 Santa Barbara, CA, 93103