Tests Available On Cucurbits

Cucurbits – Cantaloupe, Cucumber, Melon, Squash, Pumpkin, Watermelon, Gourd…

Bacterial testing Method
Acidovorax citrulli – Bacterial fruit blotch, BFB, Aac, Ac. Seedling PCR or SE-PCR or Seedling Grow out
Pseudomonas spp (“peponis or “syringae type”) Seedling PCR or SE-PCR or Seedling Grow out
Pseudomonas syringae pv lachrymans – Angular leaf spot, Psl Liquid plating
Pseudomonas viriflava – Leaf & Stem necrosis, Pv Liquid plating
Xanthomonas campestris pv cucurbitae – Bacterial spot Liquid plating

Fungal testing
Colletotrichum orbiculare – Anthracnose Blotter
Didymella bryoniae – Gummy stem blight, GSB Blotter or PCR
Alternaria cucumerina – Leaf spot Blotter
Fusarium oxysporum fsp nivieum – Fusarium wilt Agar plating or Freeze blotter
Fusarium solani fsp cucurbitae Agar plating

Virus, Viroid & MLO testing
Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus – CGMMV ELISA or PCR
Squash mosaic virus – SqMV ELISA or PCR or Grow out
Melon necrotic spot virus – MNSV ELISA or PCR
Kyuri green mottle mosaic virus – KGMMV ELISA or PCR
Zucchini green mottle mosaic virus – ZGMMV ELISA or PCR
Watermelon mosaic virus – WMV ELISA or PCR
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus – ZYMV ELISA or PCR
Cucumber mosaic virus – CMV ELISA or PCR
Papaya ring spot virus – PRSV ELISA or PCR
Phytoplasma – universal MLO PCR or Grow out

Please call us if a test of your interest is not listed above.