Xanthomonas hortorum pv. carotae - Carrot seed

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<em>Xanthomonas hortorum</em> pv. <em>carotae</em> - Carrot seed
  • Method Used
    Validated ISTA method
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    15 working days

Xanthomonas hortorum pv. carotae, more commonly known as the bacterial blight of carrot. Yield losses can occur in fields with extremely high disease incidences. Symptoms can include wilted leaves, dark brown streaks on petioles and stems of infected plants.

Symptoms of this disease take time to show and one of the main control measures is using disease-free (tested) seeds.

Detection and confirmation to species of specified pathogenic bacteria is undertaken by our plant health experts according to validated ISTA, EPPO and ISF methods.

Submitting your Sample

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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 Size

10,000 Seeds

Parameters Tested


Turnaround Time

10 - 15 working days

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