Black Rot - Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris - Brassica

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Black Rot - <em>Xanthomonas campestris</em> pv. <em>campestris</em> - Brassica
  • Method Used
    Validated ISTA method
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    15 working days

Black rot can be observed in plants at any stage of growth but the main source of infection is seeds.

Detection and confirmation to species of specified pathogenic bacteria according to validated ISTA, EPPO and ISF methods within Brassicas.

When sending plant pathogens and invertebrate samples from outside England and Wales for testing please email the Crop health team ( who will issue you with the relevant Letter of Authority to ensure your samples are not delayed upon entry to the UK.

Submitting your Sample

When submitting your sample please follow the guidelines outlined within our sample shipping information.

The relevant signed sample submission form must be included (in a separate bag if sample is damp); failure to send a sample submission form may result in a delay of your sample being tested and make diagnosis more difficult. To help us process your samples in the most efficient way please fill in as much information as possible on the relevant form below. Please ensure you provide your email address, 'Your Ref', 'Purchase order no' and 'Name and Address for Invoice' in the sections where applicable.

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Method Used

Validated ISTA method

Sample Information

10000 Seed



Turnaround Time

10 - 15 working days

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