We provide plant disease diagnosis, consultancy and testing services from our laboratory at Templeton, Christchurch, New Zealand in plant pathology, bacteriology, virology and nematology. Our extensive laboratory and field experience enable us to analyse and interpret diagnostic results, providing our clients with relevant and practical solutions for plant health issues.
Our services include:
Identification and diagnosis of plant diseases on all agricultural, horticultural and nursery crops
Disease control advice
Screening of water, soil and nursery potting mix components for plant pathogens
Mould identification by morphology and DNA direct sequencing
Disease assessment for fungicide trials evaluating chemical and biocontrol products
Greenhouse pot trials for efficacy testing of seed-applied products
Fungicide resistance screening of fungal populations
Phytophthora testing and identification from plants and media/soil
Seed testing for plant pathogens
Site visits and consultancy
Planning and conducting crop disease surveys
Research projects on plant disease issues
Please view our list of services to see how we can help you.