An Overview

We continue to expand our agricultural services and geographical coverage to build your ONE-STOP-SHOP. Our SGS Seed and Crop division offers Canada’s most comprehensive spectrum of seed, feed, tissue, water and soil testing services, so stay tuned to our news releases, newsletters and industry event participation.

When submitting samples to our laboratory, you may complete this through your CONNECT SGS account or submit the generic sample submission form below. Our library of Sample Submission Forms and Chain of Custody Forms can be downloaded below.

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Blackleg Race Testing: Understanding Pathogen Genotype and Phenotypes

Blackleg is a disease of canola caused by Leptosphaeria maculans. Choose our KASP™ genotyping test, which determines the race genotypes and estimated phenotypes in canola stems. This data is useful to target canola resistance genes for future seed options.


Aphanomyces Disease: PCR Testing for Peas and Other Pulse Crops

Aphanomyces euteiches is a persistent root rot pathogen, infecting peas, lentils, dry beans, as well as alfalfa, during the growing season. To distinguish Aphanomyces from other root rot diseases, such as Fusarium, DNA lab confirmation through our PCR method is critical.


Soil Seed Analysis: Quantifying Weed Seeds Present in Soil

Weed populations are established each year because of persistent seed banks in arable soils. A knowledge of weed composition is necessary to avoid weed spread when transferring soil, topsoil or compost. Learn how we quantify seeds present in soil.


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