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Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) has announced that their Testing Services department is the first private laboratory to be accredited under a new USDA APHIS Minituber Pathogen Testing Pilot program. This recent recognition by the USDA of Agdia Testing Services as an APHIS approved Testing Laboratory enables results of Testing Activities to be used to apply for minituber phytosanitary certification.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) has announced the implementation of a new PCR testing service for diagnosis of Dickeya spp. in potato.

Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, has launched a new Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) ImmunoStrip that offers vastly improved detection capabilities.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) has announced the immediate availability of a new rapid ImmunoStrip test for field detection of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLCNDV).

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN) has commercialized a rapid and user-friendly DNA test kit, based on their AmplifyRP® Acceler8® platform, for detection Grapevine red blotch-associated virus (GRBaV) in grape.

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN) has announced they have commercialized a rapid and user-friendly molecular test, based on their AmplifyRP® Acceler8® platform, for detection of Tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid (TCDVd) in tomato and solanaceous ornamental crops.

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN) co-owners Baziel Vrient and Albert Vrient have been named the 2016 Indiana Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA).

Elkhart, Indiana (February 8th, 2016) -- Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces commercialization of a new ELISA and lateral flow test strip which was developed to detect eCry3.1Ab protein expressed in transgenic corn, event 5307.

Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, has announced the immediate availability of an ImmunoStrip for detection of Potato virus S (PVS) and an ImmunoStrip for simultaneous detection of Potato virus X (PVX) and Potato virus Y (PVY).

Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, has commercialized a new ImmunoStrip test for detection of Maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV) in corn.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN), a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, announced today that they have received both ISO 9001:2008 certification and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN), a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, announced today that they have received both ISO 9001:2008 certification and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation.

Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, has commercialized a new Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) for detection of Maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV) in corn.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN), a leading provider of agricultural diagnostics and services, has released two new nucleic acid hybridization tests for previously hard to detect pathogens, or pathogen groups.

Elkhart, Indiana (May 11th, 2015) -- Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces commercialization of a new ELISA assay for detection of Vip3A protein expressed in transgenic corn, event MIR162.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN), a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, has commercialized an on-site test capable of detecting more than 40 Potyviruses in less than 30 minutes.

Elkhart, Indiana (November 5th, 2014) -- Agdia, Inc is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a rapid lateral flow test (ImmunoStrip®) for detection of Potato virus X (PVX) in potato.

Elkhart, Indiana (October 30th, 2014) -- Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces commercialization of a new lateral flow test strip which was developed to detect Vip3A protein expressed in transgenic corn, event MIR162.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) has announced the immediate availability of a user-friendly RNA test kit for detection of Little cherry virus 2 (LChV2), a causal agent of little cherry disease in sweet cherry crops.

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) has commercialized a Nucleic Acid Hybridization Assay for Avocado sunblotch viroid (ASBVd).

Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN) announces the immediate availability of a new rapid ImmunoStrip® test for Plum pox virus (PPV).

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN) and Agdia-Biofords (Evry, France) announce the launch of a new website (http://www.agdia-biofords.com/en/) for customers from Europe, Africa and Middle East countries.

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN), announces the commercialization of a rapid nucleic acid test for detection of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (Las), a bacterium that causes citrus greening disease (also known as Huanglongbing or HLB) in citrus crops.

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN), has announced they now offer diagnostic testing for Soybean vein necrosis virus (SVNV). SVNV is a Tospovirus that has been identified in several soybean growing states within the U.S. According to multiple online sources, it is not yet known if the pathogen has a significant impact on crop yields. Despite the uncertainties of its economic impact, stakeholders are keeping a close eye on the pathogen to gain a better understanding of what the future may bring.

Agdia, Inc (Elkhart, IN), has commercialized the first rapid and field deployable DNA test for Fusarium oxysporum f.sp vasinfectum, Race 4 (FOV4). Based on AmplifyRP® Acceler8TM technology, this fast, simple and easy-to-use test is specifically designed for FOV4 detection in plant stem and leaf tissue. Results are evident in as little as 30 minutes from start to finish with little skill required for lab or field testing.