Blackcurrant reversion virus

SKU
SF0003
£185.00
Contact Us

  • Preferred contact Method:

  • Telephone

We will use the email address provided above to contact you about this service within 2 working days

Blackcurrant reversion virus
  • Method Used
    TaqMan® PCR assay
  • Minimum Sample
    Symptomatic leaves or plants
  • Minimum no. of samples required
    1
  • Standard Turnaround
    10 working days

The virus causes significant reduction in fruit yield. Diagnosis based on leaf symptoms is made difficult by the natural morphology of the leaves, however accurate early diagnosis is important due to the difficulty in controlling the vector and the need to stop the spread of the virus between the bushes.

Blackcurrant reversion virus is so named from the changes in the leaves causing the plant to appear to revert to that of a wild type. Other symptoms of blackcurrant revision include reduced vigour and overall fruit yields diminishing

When sending plant pathogens and invertebrate samples from outside England and Wales for testing please email the Crop health team (crophealth@fera.co.uk) 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.

Download the sample submission form here

Detail

Specification

Method Used

TaqMan® PCR assay

Sample Information

Symptomatic leaves/plant

Parameters

Virus

Turnaround Time

10 working days

You may also be interested in

Image for Barley yellow dwarf virus and Soil borne cereal mosaic virus

Barley yellow dwarf virus and Soil borne cereal mosaic virus

This single test covers both Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) and Soil-borne cereal mosaic virus.

Image for Cereals: Barley mild mosaic virus and Barley yellow mosaic virus

Cereals: Barley mild mosaic virus and Barley yellow mosaic virus

Barley yellow mosaic virus and Barley mild mosaic virus are pathogenic viruses which cause yellow mosaic disease of winter barley.

Image for Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV) - Rhizomania

Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV) - Rhizomania

Rhizomania is caused by infection of the plants by Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV).