Research & tests

Naktuinbouw offers a wide range of laboratory tests such as virus and bacteria detection. We can also determine the identity of plant varieties.

I want to sell or protect my varieties

DUS (Distinctness, Uniformity, Stability) testing to obtain Plant Breeders’ Rights for your new variety and checks to see if the new variety name is already in use.

I want to confirm the identity or resistance of my material

We can determine the identity of your material using DNA testing. Resistance to pests and diseases can influence the choice of a certain variety.

I want to confirm the health of my material

We perform laboratory testing to confirm the health of your material.

I want to confirm the quality of my material

Seed analysis determines the purity and germination power of your flower seeds.

I suspect that my material is diseased

Plants that fail to grow properly disrupt production. Diagnostic testing can identify the cause of the problem.