Skip to Content
Please Note: This website will be unavailable between 09:00 and 10:00 on Tuesday 3 March for essential maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Disease Testing

Detection and identification of a range of potato pathogens is carried out at SASA, mainly in support of plant health regulations and the SPCS.
Testing to the same standard is also carried out on a commercial basis. Main categories of testing include:

Virus testing in support of growing crop inspections

Bacteriology in support of the SPCS and Plant Health.

SASA is also a source of expert knowledge of and testing for tuber storage diseases.

book | by Dr. Radut