Club root is caused by a soil borne organism (Plasmodiophora brassicae) that infects a number of Brassica species. The first sign of clubroot is a wilting of plants and as the symptoms progress plants often fail to develop a crop. Symptoms include galls along roots, soft rot and stunted root growth.
It is important to test soil for the presence of club root as the organism produces zoospores that remain in the soil for many years that can infect future crops.
Club root can be found and stay in contaminated soil for a significant period of time. This soil bait test with a molecular component can determine presence of active club root in the soil.
Standard Turnaround Time
|14 working days|
|Soil bait test and TaqMan® assay|
Type of Test
Copyright © 2018 Fera Science Limited (“Fera”). All rights reserved.
Registered Office: 30 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LR. Registered in England & Wales, No 9413107. Fera is a joint venture company of Capita Plc, 30 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LR. Registered in England and Wales No 02081330. VAT Registration ID: GB 618184140
For further information about how Fera uses any personal data collected from you, please see our Privacy Notice at www.fera.co.uk/privacy-policy.