Bean blight seed test - Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. phaseoli

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Bean blight seed test - <em>Xanthomonas axonopodis</em> pv. <em>phaseoli</em>
  • Method Used
    Validated ISTA methods
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    15 working days

Small water-soaked spots are the first symptoms observed on leaves and appear following infection. These enlarge and the centre becomes necrotic and brown.

The disease can be spread by planting infected seed with plants showing lesions on the cotyledon or primary leaves. It can also be spread in infected plant debris. Many bean species are affected, including runner beans, lima beans, peas and cowpeas.

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

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

10,000 Seed



Turnaround Time

10 - 15 working days

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