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Grapevine Testing at Eurofins BioDiagnostics

Eurofins BioDiagnostics provides disease detection services specifically for grapevines. Our reliable and rapid plant health testing services enable grape growers, nursery managers, and wineries to obtain the highest yield possible while producing desired grape quality.

Our testing services have been designed to go above and beyond existing state certifications because we understand that optimal plant health does not originate or end in a lab. We combine state-of-the-art testing with proven, traditional methods to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective testing, sampling, and in-field consultation services available for pre-planted grapevines and cuttings.

 

  How to Submit a Sample   Seasonal Vineyard Studies  

 

Our Testing Capabilities

Virus Testing

 
Grapevine virus A (GVA) Grapevine red blotch associated virus (GRBaV)
Grapevine virus B (GVB) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 1 (GLRaV-1)
Grapevine virus D (GVD) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 2 (GLRaV-2)
Grape Syrah virus Grapevine leafroll associated virus 2 (Red Globe)
Grape rupestris stem pitting-associated virus (includes GRSPaV-Syrah) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 3 (GLRaV-3)
Grapevine fleck virus (GFkV) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 4 (GLRaV-4)
Arabis mosaic virus (ArMV) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 5 (GLRaV-5)
Grapevine fanleaf virus (GFLV) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 6 (GLRaV-)
Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 7 (GLRaV-7)
Grapevine Pinot gris virus (GPGV) Grapevine leafroll associated virus 9 (GLRaV-9)

 

Other Disease in Grapevines

 
Agrobacterium vitis – Crown Gall Phaeoacremonium spp.
Xyllela fastidiosa – Pierce’s Disease Phaeomoniella spp.
Botryosphaeria spp. Phomopsis spp.
Cylindrocarpon spp. Armillaria mellea – Oak Root Fungus
Eutypa spp. Other fungal pathogens

 

Eurofins Seasonal Vineyard Survey

With life expectancies of 80+ years, grapevines are a long-term business investment. To care for them properly, it is important to pay close attention to the organization of your grapevine mother blocks and certify that your planting material is free of any known or detectable pathogens.

We offer seasonal vineyard surveys that combine state-of-the-art testing methods with on-site consulting from our leading expert pathologists. Working closely with you in the field, we discuss your specific testing needs, recommend sampling strategies to more accurately detect the presence of pathogens in spite of low concentration or erratic distribution in the vine, and provide field or nursery operation inspections to assess grapevine health. We also offer training sessions for personnel to collect samples for testing.

 

How to Submit a Sample

1. If you are a new client, fill out and sign our terms and conditions form

  Download New Customer Onboarding
Terms & Conditions
 

2. Prepare your shipment by following the instructions in our Grapevine Sampling Guide*

  Download Grapevine Sampling Guide
(California customers)
Download Grapevine Sampling Guide
(Out-of-State Customers)
 

3. Fill out our Grapevine Submission Order Form

  Download Grapevine Submission Order Form  

4. Print out a copy of either*:

  Download CDFA Permit 3250
(California customers)
Download USDA APHIS PPQ
(Out-of-State Customers)
 

5. Include in your shipment package:

  • Terms & conditions form if you are a new customer
  • Grapevine Submission order form
  • CDFA Permit 3250 (for California customers) OR USDA APHIS PPQ (for out of state customers)
  • Sample

6. Place a shipping label on your package

  Download Shipping Label  

*Select the document based on the location you will be shipping samples from