Varietal Purity Services

BioVision is Canada's primary supplier of varietal purity testing and continues to be known for our trusted analytical expertise. We test wheat and barley kernels using a number of methods developed by Canadian government agencies and have built sample size flexibility, so you can choose which test fits your company needs. BioVision's high throughput instruments and robotics facilitate prompt turn-around with the precision need for genetic testing. Our commitment to accuracy makes BioVision your trusted partner.

In-Depth Varietal Purity Information:                                                             Phone 1-800-952-5407 or Text 1-587-801-1313

We utilize the following technology platforms for varietal purity testing:

Barley Varietal Purity:

  • DNA Bulk Grind Test (SNP Markers) - Choose this test for varietal purity
  • DNA 16 Kernel Test (Microsatellite Markers)  - Choose this test for varietal confirmation

Wheat Varietal Purity:

  • DNA 16 Kernel Test (Microsatellite Markers) - Choose this test for varietal confirmation
  • Acid-PAGE Electrophoresis - Choose this test for varietal purity. Not available for durum wheat.

Research projects are available for other crops upon request.

 

BioVision Seed Labs is the leading Canadian agriculture laboratory, partnered with the seed and grain industry, farmers, agricultural & agronomy research organizations, life science and crop protection companies to meet top quality assurance and certification testing. We are lab specialists and experts in a variety of seeds and grains including cereals, pulses, oilseeds, forages, grasses, and specialty crops across Canada. We offer cost effective grade analysis services, varietal identification, and seed testing for physical purity, germination, disease and vigor testing. Grading and diagnostics are critical for crop production, maximum yield, plant growth and best agronomic field results.

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