Introduction first series of export tests on vegetable seeds

News publication date: 08 July 2020

The country of destination sometimes places additional requirements on seed material exported to third countries (outside the EU). Naktuinbouw has a number of new third country tests available since June 15 to meet these import requirements.

This is a first series of tests selected for vegetable seeds:


Alternaria cucumerina (AltCuc)

2Arabis-mosaic virus (ArMV)

Sugar beet, lettuce, sweet pepper, tomato

3Erwinia carotovora subsp. Carotovora (syn. Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum)Tomatoes
4Fusarium oxysporum (Fox)Carrots
5Heterodera schatchii (H. schatchii)Sugar beet
6Onion yellow dwarf virus (OYDV)Onion
7Phoma sp. (PHOMSP)Carrots
8Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans (PSL)Cucurbits
9Tobacco rattle virus (TRV)

Sweet peppers, onions

10Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV)

Cucurbits, sweet peppers, lettuce, tomatoes 

11Tobacco streak virus (TSV)

Tomatoes, onions

12Tomato ringspot virus (ToRSV)

Auberbines, cucurbits, sweet peppers, lettuce, tomatoes

13Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV)Tomatoes
14Strawberry latent ringspot virus (SLRSV)Selery
15Verticillium sp. (Vertsp)Lettuce

*Because of the huge variation, fungal diseases can only be identified on genus at the moment.


Price list update

The updated price list is shown on our website. A number of tests were already included in our standard price list. A separate section has been included for tests for exports to third countries.