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Protected Edibles

Protected Edibles

Edibles (Glasshouse Tomatoes and Cucumbers)


Sample Size


Agrobacterium Ri or Ti plasmid testing
TaqMan® PCR assay.
(Please contact us before sending samples).
10 days 10ml run off water OR 1-5g soil or root/root and growing medium from
  • £45.00 - 11+ samples (each)
  • £70.00 - 5 - 10 samples (each)
  • £95.00 - 1 - 4 samples (each)
Pospiviroid screen 7-15 days Symptomatic leaves/plant £266.00 - Suite of PCR assays per sample
Tomato Viroids
TaqMan® PCR assays Potato spindle tuber viroid, Tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid, Columnea latent viroid. (Specified pathogen test.)
7-10 days Symptomatic leaves/plant POA
Tomato virus diagnosis screening - ELISA
We can test for a wide range of viruses affecting tomato crops.
10 days Symptomatic leaves/plant £256.00 - per sample

We also offer Nematode tests. See our Soil, Compost and Growing Media and Turf/Water pages.

Relevant soil, compost, water and seed tests are listed separately: Soil, Compost and Growing Media, Seeds, Water.


  • Timescales given are working days or weeks.
  • A 'sample' is defined as a unique unit sent in for examination of the same problem. A unit can be a single item (plant, plant part, soil, etc.), or multiple items of the same variety, taken from the same location and exhibiting the same problem. In the case of plants or produce, a sample should comprise 2 or 3 items showing a range of symptoms along with a couple of healthy looking items for comparison. Entirely dead material should not be submitted for testing.
  • † Services have been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service to BS/EN/ISO/IEC 17025:1999 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories for tests detailed in the schedule of accreditation number 1642 (available at

Advice on submitting a sample

Information on packaging your sample, completion of forms, and sending samples from outside the UK.

Sample submission

Contact Us - Agri-Hort

T: +44 (0)300 100 0322

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Plant Clinic Price List 2016/7

Download the latest brochure here Plant Clinic Price List 2016/7 brochure

  • Specific Tests - Bacterial, Virus, Nematodes, GM, Mixed, Pest & Fungal
  • Bespoke Consultancy Service - personal approach designed for you
  • Extensive range of experts & suite of data insight online tools
  • Coming Soon - New Online Portal you can book in your samples at a time that suits you for a faster, more convenient experience
  • CHANGES - our invoicing process is changing from 1 Feb 2017. When we receive your sample we will send you an invoice, which will confirm your order

General Pest & Disease Sample Submission form

Download our Plant Clinic sample submission form here

  • Wide range of tests available as standard and diagnosing the unknown
  • Secure online sample tracking system with SamTrack
  • National Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria