Diagnostic test for the Agricultural markets. The World Leader In Plant Pathogen Test Kits. In 1976 Alister Voller, Mike Clark, and associates reported the successful and sensitive detection of plant viruses by ELISA. Two years earlier, Voller , Engvall, Bidwell and Huldt developed the microwell ELISA plate. This technology arrived just in time to test and select plants grown by tissue culture and to assist clean plant programs using one-way pass-through propagation methods. The rapid exploration and acceptance of ELISA created an immediate need for optimized, validated tests, for kits, for quality controlled antibodies, enzyme conjugates and accessories. Agdia, Inc. was formed to meet this need. Agdia Inc. employs about 60 people with the third dedicated to R&D. Agdia acquired a good and strong reputation thanks to the several partnerships and collaborations with the American scientific network: USDA, Cornell, California, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Washington universities, etc…

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In 1976 Alister Voller, Mike Clark, and associates reported the successful and sensitive detection of plant viruses by ELISA. Two years earlier, Voller , Engvall, Bidwell and Huldt developed the microwell ELISA plate. This technology arrived just in time to test and select plants grown by tissue culture and to assist clean plant programs using one-way pass-through propagation methods. The rapid exploration and acceptance of ELISA created an immediate need for optimized, validated tests, for kits, for quality controlled antibodies, enzyme conjugates and accessories. Agdia, Inc. was formed to meet this need.

Agdia’s first tests were developed for common potato pathogens, i.e., the viruses, PVX, PVY, PLRV, PVS, PVM, PVA and the bacteria, ringrot [Cms] and blackleg [Eca]. Next, a Testing Service was developed to help those who needed testing results but did not want to perform the tests themselves. The products and services were an instant hit.

Agdia grew quickly as its products and services became known worldwide. In rapid succession many tests were developed for fruit, ornamental and field crops. And, significant advances were made in test formats and test type, including, the PathoScreen test format, the potyvirus group test, membrane assays for viroids, nested PCR for phytoplasma, PCR virus group tests and ImmunoStrips. All of this was possible only because a worldwide community of scientists and customers provided technology, biomaterials, plant samples and constant encouragement.

Agdia’s continuing focus on developing and performing tests for plant pathogens and dedication to confidential customer service and support have earned a special trust and place in the worldwide agricultural community. We value and treasure this trust. And, with each day, we dedicate ourselves anew to providing you with products and service that enable you to grow healthy crops with confidence.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

ImmunoStrip - Model STX 10301/0050 - GIPSA Certified Tests

This ImmunoStrip test is intended for seed quality purposes to determine the presence or absence of the Herculex insect resistance trait (Bt-Cry1F) in transgenic corn. This test system can be used to test individual corn seed and corn leaf or detect 1 transgenic Bt-Cry1F seed in 200 corn seeds (0.5%).

Elisa - Model PDK 09347/0096 - Abscisic Acid

This Phytodetek enzyme immunoassay presents a convenient method for the quantitative determination of abscisic acid in a variety of plant tissue. Much like other quantitative methods such as HPLC and GC, the Phytodetek kits provide an analysis tool with the added benefit of multi sample analysis for a reasonable cost. The Phytodetek product line has been serving the scientific community for over 20 years and numerous publications and data have been ...

Company details

Business Type:
Technology - Manufacturer

Industry Type:
Agriculture - Agriculture Monitoring and Testing

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Year Founded:
1976

Employees:
11-100

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