Tuber blemish diseases: visual assessment (% coverage)

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Tuber blemish diseases: visual assessment (% coverage)
  • Method Used
    Visual Examination
  • Minimum Sample
    50 Tubers
  • Minimum no. of samples required
  • Standard Turnaround
    14 working days

Potato blemish diseases can result in tubers being rejected or downgraded. There are no above ground symptoms for these diseases.

The economic damage caused by excessive tuber blemish diseases can be significant if not managed correctly. Fera's expert analysis of samples can quickly highlight and quantify these blemish diseases.

Fera plant health experts have extensive experience in disease identification across a range of domestic and international diseases.

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



Minimum Sample

50 Tubers

Method Used

Visual Examination

Turnaround Time

14 working days



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