Acronym Organization Name Category
AASCO Association of American Seed Control Officials Association
ABRASEM Brazil Seed Association Association
AC21 Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Organization
AFBF American Farm Bureau Federation Association
AFSTA African Seed Trade Association Association
AIB Anti-Infringement Bureau Organization
AMS USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Organization
AMSAC Mexican Seed Trade Association Association
ANASAC Chilean Seed Trade Association Association
AOSA Association of Official Seed Analysts Association
AOSCA Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies Association
AP Adventitious Presence Miscellaneous
APHIS Animal Plant Health Inspection System Organization
APLU Association of Public Land-grant Universities Association
APS American Phytopathological Society Association
APSA Asian Pacific Seed Association Association
ARP Acreage Reduction Program Program
ASA American Soybean Association Association
ASA Argentine Seed Association Association
ASTA American Seed Trade Association Association
AWB Air WayBill Freight
BKG Booking Freight
B/L Bill of Lading Freight
BOD Board of Directors Organization
BT Bacillus thuringiensis insect resistant crops Pest
BTA Bi-Lateral Trade Agreement Program
CAA Cash Against Acceptance Banking
CAD Cash Against Documents Banking
CAFTA Central American Free Trade Agreement Program
CAS Southern Agriculture Council Association
CAT Corporate Activity Tax Miscellaneous
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity Program
CCP Counter Cyclical Payments Banking
CERA Center for Environmental Risk Assessment Organization
CES Centralized Exam Station Freight
CFR Cost and Freight Freight
CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural  Research Organization
CGMMV Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus Pest
CGRFA Commission of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Organization
CI Commercial Invoice Documentation
CIA Cash In Advance Banking
CIF Cost, Insurance, Freight Freight
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Program
CnF Cost and Freight Freight
CNSA China National Seed Association Association
CNSTA China National Seed Trade Association Association
COO Certificate Of Origin Documentation
CPT Carriage Paid To Freight
CSTA Canadian Seed Trade Association Association
CTBT Cooperative Turgrass Breeders Test Organization
D/A Documents Against Acceptance Banking
D/P Documents Against Payment Banking
DAP Delivered At Place Freight
DAT Delivered At Terminal Freight
DDP Delivered Duty Paid Freight
DDTC Directorate of Defense Trade Controls Organization
DPV Description of Plant Viruses Program
DUCA Data Use and Compensation Agreement Program
DUS Distinct Uniform Stable Freight
EAR Export Administration Regulations Freight
ECCN Export Control Classification Number Freight
EDV Essentially Derived Variety Miscellaneous
EEI Electronic Export Information Freight
EIN Employer Identification Number Miscellaneous
EIS Environmental Impact Study Program
EMP USDA Emerging Market Program Program
EPPO European and Mediteranean Plant Protection Organization Organization
ESA European Seed Association Association
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival Freight
ETD Estimated Time of Delivery Freight
EXW Ex-works Freight
FAO Food Agriculture Organization Organization
FAS Foreign Ag Service Organization
FAS Free Alongside Ship Freight
FCA Free Carrier Freight
FCL Full Container Load Freight
FHWA Federal Highway Administration Organization
FMD USDA Foreign Market Development Organization
FOB Free On Board Freight
FSMA Food Safety  Modernization Act Program
FTZ Free Trade Zone Freight
G20 Group of 20 Organization
GE Genetically Engineered Miscellaneous
GEMAA Generic Event Marketability and Access Agreement Program
GIPSA Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyard Administration Organization
GMO Genetically Modified Organism Miscellaneous
GRAS Generally Recognized as Safe Miscellaneous
GURTS Genetic Use Restriction Technology System Program
HT Herbicide Tolerant Miscellaneous
ICTSI International Container Terminal Services Inc Freight
IEC ASTA International Executive Committee Association
ILSI International Life Sciences Institute Organization
ILWU International Longshore Warehouse Union Association
INCO International Commerce terms Freight
IP Intellectual Property Miscellaneous
IPPC International Plant Protection Convention Organization
IPR Intellectual Property Rights Miscellaneous
ISF International Seed Federation Association
ISHI International Seed Health Initiative Program
ISPM International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures Organization
ISTA Illinois Seed Trade Association Association
ISTA International Seed Testing Association Association
ITPGR International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Program
KGS Kilograms Sales
L/C Letter of Credit Banking
LBS Pounds Sales
LCL Less than Container Load Freight
LLP Low Level Presence Miscellaneous
MAP USDA Market Access Program Program
MOA Ministry of Agriculture Organization
MT Metric Ton Sales
MTA Material Transfer Agreement Program
NA Product North American product Miscellaneous
NABI North American Biotechnology Initiative Program
NAPB National Association of Plant Breeders Association
NAPPO North American Plant Protection Organization Organization
NCAD Net Cash Against Documents Banking
NCGA National Corn Growers Association Association
NGO Non-governmental Organization Organization
NORAM North American Organization
NOSB National Organic Standards Board Organization
NPB National Plant Board Organization
NPGS National Plant Germplasm System Organization
NPPO National Plant Protection Organization Organization
NSA Northwest Seaport Alliance Association
NSHAPP National Seed Health Accreditation Pilot Program Program
NSHS National Seed Health System Program
NTEP National Turfgrass Evaluation Program Program
O/A Open Account Banking
OBL Ocean Bill of Lading Freight
ODA Oregon Department of Agriculture Organization
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Organization
OFB Oregon Farm Bureau Association
OGSBA Oregon Grass Seed Bargaining Association Association
OSA Oregon Seed Association Association
OSC Oregon Seed Council Association
OWA Oregon Women for Agriculture Association
P&D Pest and Disease Testing
P&G Purity and Germination Testing
PBR Plant Breeders Rights Miscellaneous
PC Phytosanitary Certificate Testing
PCIT Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance & Tracking System Testing
PeDS Pest Database for Seeds Testing
PExD Phytosanitary Export Database Testing
PFA Pest Free Area Testing
PFPP Pest Free Place of Production Testing
PI Proforma Invoice Documentation
PL Packing List Documentation
PKG Package/Packing Freight
POA Power Of Attorney Miscellaneous
POD Point (Port) of Delivery Freight
PP Polypropylene Bag Miscellaneous
PP Prepayment Banking
PPA Plant Protection Act Program
PPDDP Plant Pest & Disease Management & Disaster Program Program
PPQ Plant Protection & Quarantine Organization
PRA Pest Risk Assessment Miscellaneous
PSA Pacific Seed Association Association
PVP Plant Variety Protection Miscellaneous
QSP Quality Samples Program Program
ReFreSH Regulatory Framework for Seed Health Program
RIB Refuge in a bag Miscellaneous
RUSSL Recommended Uniform State Seed Law Program
SAA Seed Association of the Americas Association
SAGARPA The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food Association
SCST Society of Commercial Seed Technologists Association
SMTA Standard Material Transfer Agreement Program
T/D Time Draft Banking
T/T Telegraphic Transfer Banking
TEU Twenty-foot Equivalent Units Freight
TPP Trans-Pacific Partnership Program
TRIPS Trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights Miscellaneous
TTIP Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Program
TWCA Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance Association
U/C Uncertified Miscellaneous
UES Unified Export Strategy Program
UOM Unit of Measure Sales
UPOV International Union for the Protection of Plant Varieties Organization
USBCA US Biotech Crops Alliance Organization
USDA US Department of Agriculture Organization
USPPI U.S. Principal Party of Interest Freight
VAT Value Added Tax Sales
VI Varietal Identity Miscellaneous
VNS Variety Not Stated Miscellaneous
VP Varietal Purity Testing
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization Organization
WSA Western Seed Association Association
WTO World Trade Organization Organization
WUSATA Western United States Trade Association Association
WVSSA Willamette Valley Specialty Seed Association Association
XPM Export Certification Manual Program
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