Orchid Pathogen Diagnostics
Our goal is to simplify pathogen detection so you can keep your collection healthy. We offer a suite of molecular and do-it-yourself (DIY) serological test kits and services for the detection of pathogens in orchids.
The two most common orchid viruses, Cymbidium mosaic virus (CymMV) and Odontoglossum ringspot virus (ORSV), are spread by humans, when propagating plants or cutting flowers. Both viruses are very stable and can survive for a long time on hands, cutting tools and other surfaces. Aphids and thrips can spread other viruses that frequently infect orchids.
Viral symptoms in orchids vary greatly from cultivar to cultivar, and even from plant to plant. Some typical symptoms on leaves include brown, black or yellow spots or streaks; ringspots and mosaic patterns. Some symptoms that may be evident on flowers are distorted shapes, brown streaks and color break.
BUY TEST KITS
From field-deployable scouting tools to high-throughput, low cost laboratory kits, we have a test to meet your needs. Click here for a list of all major orchid pathogen test kits offered by Agdia. Our top-selling and featured diagnostic tests for orchid pathogens include:
- CymMV & ORSV ImmunoStrip (Cymbidium mosaic virus & Odontoglossum ringspot virus)
- CMV ImmunoStrip (Cucumber mosaic virus)
- INSV ImmunoStrip (Impatiens necrotic spot virus)
- Potyvirus Group ImmunoStrip
- ToRSV ImmunoStrip (Tomato ringspot virus)
- TSWV ImmunoStrip (Tomato spotted wilt virus)
- See all orchid pathogen test kits
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SUBMIT YOUR SAMPLES
Your samples, your results. Ship your samples to our ISO 17025-accredited Testing Services laboratory for rapid turn-around time on confidential results. We offer the most comprehensive portfolio of diagnostics for plant pathogens so you can mitigate disease and focus on delivering value to your clients.
CONNECT WITH US
Have a question about plant health or GMO testing? Can't find a product you are looking for? We have experienced staff dedicated solely to providing world-class support.
Phone: 574-264-2615 or 800-622-4342
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for general questions & ordering, email@example.com for technical product assistance or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about submitting samples to our Testing Services laboratory
Test format: Find the best fit for you
See below for a breakdown of test format so you can decide which works best for you. Most of our friends from the orchid growing community choose ImmunoStrips as their format of choice due to their ease-of-use and ability to get a quick "yes/no" answer on whether their plant(s) are infected with the pathogen of interest.
Easy to run on-site for immediate results.
Independently detects both viruses
No special lab equipment or experience required
Hobbyists & collectors
Field & greenhouse scouting
Cost effective for large-scale screening
Good for high-throughput testing
Requires some lab equipment & training
Large-scale commercial use
with dedicated lab space
Submit your sample(s) to our ISO 17025-accredited
laboratory for a full Orchid Crop Screen
Confirmation of results
Covering all bases for orchid pathogens
ImmunoStrip How To Video
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