Testing Protocol

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Testing Protocol
Potato Farm Indoor plants

Testing Protocol

All testing performed by Agdia, Elkhart, Indiana

Lab samples: all tissue culture plants are tested before they are cut for expansion. They are tested for: PVX, PVY, PVM, PVA, PVS, PLVR, ECA, PSTV, PMTV, CMS by ELISA and IFA, TRV by PCR, and Ralstonia.
Greenhouse samples: 10 tuber and 10 leaf samples tested for every 1,000 plants in the greenhouse
Leaves: PVX , PVY, PVM, PVA, PVS, PLRV, PSTV, PMTV, TRV and Ralstonia
Tubers: Patro, CMS by ELISA and IFA

  • PVX: Potato Virus X
  • PVY: Potato Virus Y
  • PVM: Potato Virus M
  • PVA: Potato Virus A
  • PVS: Potato Virus S
  • PLRV: Potato leafroll Virus
  • PSTV: Potato spindle tuber viroid (Hybrid)
  • PMTV: Potato Mop Top Virus
  • TRV: Tobacco Rattle Virus
  • Patro: Pectobacterium atrosepticum
  • CMS: By PCR & IFA
  • ECA: Potato (Blackleg)