Naktuinbouw replaces ELISA for PCR

1 mei 2024

From the second half of 2024, Naktuinbouw will gradually replace the ELISA tests on plant material for PCR. This is...

New molecular confirmation tests detection Fusarium tomato and spinach seeds

1 mei 2024

From May 1, we can test the presence or absence of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici in seeds of tomato and...

CPVO extends DUS research accreditation for three years

26 april 2024

Naktuinbouw has again been accredited for three years for all crops for which we were already accredited by the CPVO!...

Podcast #1 with John van Ruiten about Naktuinbouw

25 april 2024

John van Ruiten's almost 40-year career at Naktuinbouw will end soon. In a fascinating conversation in Dutch, John...

We are increasingly testing with RT-PCR

10 april 2024

In many cases, testing plant material for viruses is done at Naktuinbouw with an ELISA test. In addition to ELISA, we...

New NAL Conditions on sampling

10 april 2024

As of October 1, 2024, new NAL conditions will come into effect. These changes specifically relate to the sampling...

New Seed Extract (SE-PCR) test for onion, chives, garlic and leek

8 april 2024

Starting April 1, we can test the presence or absence of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii on seeds of onion, chives,...

Annual Report: our highlights of 2023

20 maart 2024

Curious about what we did in 2023? The highlights of the past year are available for you in our online annual report.

New real-time RT-PCR tests for plant material for raspberry and blackberry

31 januari 2024

We introduce the new real-time RT-PCR for the detection of a set of viruses occurring in raspberry and blackberry.

New license for Post Entry Quarantine to import fruit varieties to the EU

30 januari 2024

For certain reasons the importation of plant material of fruit species to the EU is prohibited. EU regulators sets...

SME Fund on online application European Plant Variety Protection

30 januari 2024

The SME Fund 'Ideas Powered for business' is dedicated to bolstering Intellectual Property (IP) protection for small...

New real-time RT-PCR test for plant material Cannabaceae

29 januari 2024

As of January 1, we introduce a new real-time RT-PCR to test for the presence or absence of Hop latent viroid (HLVd)...