Aarhus University Seal

Seed treatments

We offer germination testing and field trials according to EPPO guidelines.

We have inoculum at our disposal for a wide range of seed-borne cereal diseases and carry out both efficacy and selectivity trials. Trials are carried out as both small-plot and large plot trials.

  • Barley loose smut (Ustilago nuda)
  • Wheat bunt (Tilletia caries
  • Bipolaris 
  • Barley net blotch (Pyrenophora teres)
  • Barley leaf stripe (Pyrenophora graminea)
  • Fusarium spp
  • Snow blight (Microdochium nivale)
  • Oat leaf spot (Pyrenophora avenae)
  • Rye stripe smut (Urocystis occulta)

We also carry out seed treatment trials with insecticides and biostimulants.