Molecular Diagnostics

20/20 Seed Labs Inc. Molecular Department provides specialized services for the agriculture industry. Our molecular diagnosticians are highly trained and qualified to complete molecular testing on seed, soil, and plant samples.

Molecular Services

Tech Bulletin

{Please keep blank for now but code it into the webpage so we have the chance to add in PDF’s at a later date }

Contact

For more information on molecular testing options and resources please contact Holly Hamilton.

Holly Hamilton

Molecular Supervisor
Holly@2020seedlabs.ca

We specialize in germination, physical purity and plant and seed health testing to the agricultural industry.

We are accredited by the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) and fully accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Canadian Seed Institute (CSI) to test and grade seed. We also offer a wide variety of other tests including vigour, viability, moisture, seed weights and bioassays to establish seed and plant quality. We focus on detail, and issuing a diagnostic profile that can provide useful information critical to the end-user of the product.

Read Terms and Services

Chain of Custody form

Cereal Testing Packages

Basic Package (DNA)

Germ, Fusarium
$80.00

Basic Plate

Germ, Fusarium
$68.00

Standard Package (DNA)

Germ, Fusarium
$120.00

Standard Plate

Germ, Fusarium, Vigour
$110.00

Premium Package (DNA)

Germ, Fusarium, Vigour, 1000 Kernel Weight
$135.00

Premium Plate

Germ, Fusarium, Vigour, 1000 Kernel Weight
$125.00

Professional Package

Germ, Fusarium, Vigour, 1000 Kernel Weight, Fungal Screen
$200.00

Cereals

Germination

$29.50

Vigour

$48.00

Fusarium (DNA)

$70.50

Fusarium (Plate)

$48.00

1000 Kernel Weight

$18.50

Fungal Screen™

$113.50

Smut

$68.50

Tetrazolium Chloride

$52.50

Pulse Testing Packages

Basic Package

Germ, Ascochyta
$87.00

Economy Pulse

Germ, 1000 Kernel Weight
$45.00

Standard Package

Germ, Vigour, 1000 Kernel Weight
$100.00

Premium Package

Germ, Vigour, Ascochyta, 1000 Kernel Weight
$155.00

Professional Package

Germ, Vigour, Ascochyta, Complete Disease, 1000 Kernel Weight
$245.00

Pulse

Germination

$29.50

Vigour (pea)

$62.50

Vigour (other pulses)

$74.00

Ascochyta

$62.50

Complete Disease

$159.00

Tetrazolium Chloride

$52.50

Other Frequently Requested DNA & ELISA Tests:

Aphanomyces root rot of peas & lentils

Blackleg of canola DNA, Plate & KASP

Clubroot of canola soil & plant tissue

Varietal ID of cereals

Vomitoxin of cereals

Sample Drop-off Locations:

Agro Plus Inc.
3895-9th Avenue North
Lethbridge, Alta
T1H 6G8
+1-403-327-7070

Down to Earth Labs
3510-6th Avenue North
Lethbridge, Alta
T1H 5C3
+1-403-328-1133

Independent Crop Inputs Inc. – Taber
Hwy #3, 2.5km East of Barnwell, Alta
Box 4690,
Taber, Alta
T1G 2E1
+1-403-223-1325