Mon, 17 June 2024

Seed tests available

The following lists provides examples of some of the specific seed and plant health testings services that we can provide. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, so please contact us with details of the crop and pathogen that you wish to test for.

Crop Pathogen Disease
Brassica spp.: cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, Kohlrabi, etc. Also Wallflowers/Erysimum seed Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris Black rot
Brassica spp.: cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, Kohlrabi , etc. Alternaria spp. Dark leaf spot
Beans, French, Kidney (Phaseolus,vulgaris) Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. phaseoli Bacterial blight
Beans, French, Kidney (Phaseolus, vulgaris) Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. phaseolicola

Halo blight

Beet, Chard (Beta vulgaris) Pseudomonas syringae pv. aptata Bacterial leaf spot
Carrots (Daucus carota) Xanthomonas hortorum pv. carotae Bacterial blight
Carrots (Daucus carota) Alternaria dauci, A. radicina Alternaria blight, black root rot, seedling blight
Celery (Apium graveolens) Septoria apii Leaf spot
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) Pseudomonas syringae pv. coriandricola Bacterial blight/leaf spot
Cucurbits: cucumber, squash, melon Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans, Angular leaf spot
Cucurbits: cucumber, pumpkin, squash, melon Xanthomonas cucurbitae Bacterial leaf spot
Erysimum cuttings/plug plants (Wallflowers) Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris Bacterial blight
Onions (Allium cepa) Botrytis allii / aclada Neck rot
Onion sets (Allium cepa) Burkholderia gladioli pv. allicola Bacterial storage rots, slippery skin
Parsnips (Pastinacea sativa) Itersonilia pastinaceae Black canker
Peas (Pisum sativum) Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi Bacterial blight
Parsley (Petroselenum crispum) Septoria petroselenum Leaf spot
Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis Bacterial canker

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