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.
Agdia, Inc. (Elkhart, IN), a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic test kits and services has implemented a new, novel, testing method for diagnosing Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) in tomato seed.
Elkhart, Indiana–Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, officially broke ground on September 27th, 2012 for a new facility. The new facility will be located on sixty acres (24 hectares) of land located in North West Elkhart County and will house all of Agdia’s operations. The new facility will be located approximately 1 mile from its current location.
Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow), and Agdia announced today an agreement to develop and commercialize a novel device that will fully automate the analysis of plants and seeds using immunoassay strips.
GOSHEN — A biotech company that set up shop in Elkhart County more than three decades ago plans to expand by moving to a new location and adding more staff.
Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic test kits and services, has developed a highly sensitive two-step PCR assay that detects several important Pospiviroids known to cause significant damage in ornamental, citrus and solanaceous crops.
Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of agricultural diagnostic tests and services, has developed a sensitive and specific test capable of detecting Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, a causal agent of citrus greening (also known as Huanglongbing or HLB).
The first four-trait ImmunoStrip for detecting Bt-Cry1F, Bt-Cry2A, Bt-Cry34Ab1, and Bt-Cry3Bb1 proteins in SmartStax® seed corn and leaves has now been commercialized by Agdia®, Inc.
Agdia, Inc. has introduced a new and improved orchid pathogen test that detects and identifies a newly discovered Asian isolate of the potexvirus Cymbidium mosaic virus (CymMV).
A new, easy-to-use dual trait ELISA validated to confirm the absence or presence of Bt-Cry1F and Bt-Cry34Ab1 proteins expressed in HERCULEX® XTRA seed corn has now been commercialized by Agdia, Inc. Capable of detecting both analytes in the same test well, this new dual-protein ELISA significantly reduces labor and cost.
Elkhart, IN (Feb. 18) -- Agdia, Inc. has licensed TwistDX’s patented Recombinase Polymerase Amplification (RPA) technology for the detection of plant pathogens. Under the terms of the agreement, Agdia will develop, manufacture, and commercialize rapid DNA and RNA test kits and services that utilize the RPA technology under the trade name AmplifyRP.
Four bacterial isolates, not related to Cmm and not pathogenic to tomato plants, have been confirmed to produce strong positive reactions on Agdia’s Cmm ImmunoStrip, catalog number, ISK 44001 and STX 44001. Three isolates have been identified by sequencing as Ochrobactrum species; one isolate has been identified as Microbacterium paraoxydans . Agdia has received copies of these isolates and has confirmed the positive reactions observed with the Cmm ImmunoStrip.
Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces its release of the Phytophthora ImmunoStrip®, to its already expansive line of rapid and field-ready diagnostics.
Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces a new lateral flow test strip, which can quickly differentiate Roundup Ready® cottonseed from Roundup Ready® Flex cottonseed.
Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces a new lateral flow test strip which was developed to detect Bt-Cry2Ab2 protein expressed in transgenic corn, event MON89034.
Plants infected with HVX do not always exhibit symptoms. When symptoms are present they can vary from variety to variety and also resemble other problems. This behavior makes it difficult to recognize infected plants.