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Please Note: SASA wil be closed from the evening of Wednesday 24 December 2014 until the morning of Monday 5 January 2015.

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.

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