Bacterial Fruit Blotch Test

Summit Plant Laboratories, Inc. (SPLI) offers Bacterial Fruit Blotch Testing and Diagnostic Methods in Curcurbits:

Test quality and customer confidence are our top priorities.  We have a highly qualified and trained staff for Bacterial Fruit Blotch (BFB) testing and over twenty years experience in strict sanitation protocols for our lab and greenhouses.


SPLI is accredited by the National Seed Health System (NSHS) to perform the following tests:

Cb 1.1 – Seedling Grow-out for Acidovorax avenae ssp. citrulli

Cb 1.3 – Syngenta SYBR Green PCR Method for detection of Acidovorax avenae ssp. citrulli

Cb 1.4 – Monsanto Improved PCR Method for detection of Acidovorax avenae ssp. citrulli

Cb 2.2 – Gummy Stem Blight Blotter Assay

Cb 3.1 – CGMMV Elisa Assay

Cb 4.1 – MNSV ELISA Assay

Cb 5.1 – SqMV ELISA Assay

Cb 6.1 – Fusarium Oxysporum sp niveum Blotter Assay

  • SPLI is also accredited by the NSHS for diagnostic methods in cucurbits
  • SPLI and its staff have been responsible for testing cucurbits for the detection of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citruilli for over seven years
  • SPLI has over twenty years of greenhouse experience including greenhouse construction and maintenance for productions of tens of millions of certified plants with no incidence of disease positive plants to the field, nor varietal mixing
  • SPLI has extensive experience with domestic and  international phyto-sanitary certificates
  • SPLI works with clients to meet their high testing standards for Bacterial Fruit Blotch
  • SPLI has competitive industry pricing