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Contact
Potato Research Institute Havlíčkův Brod, Ltd., Kyjovská 3505, CZ-580 01 Havlíčkův Brod
mobile: 778 702 553, 778 702 557-8, e-mail: bio@vubhb.cz

Laboratory Centre within the Accredited Testing Laboratory performs post-harvest tests and routine laboratory diagnosis of potato viral diseases and potato variety identification using tuber protein electrophoresis for state administration, breeding stations and agricultural public. Simultaneously, testing for quarantine bacterial diseases is done for seed certification. In vitro healthy initial material of high biological value is developed for maintenance breeding of inland varieties and perspective potato hybrids. Additional activity involves production of balcony plants.

Vykrajování řízků pro výsadbu Výsadba řízků ve skleníku Skladování hlíz

Main activities

  • post-harvest greenhouse tests of potato samples and laboratory diagnosis of viral infections using the ELISA assay (accredited method)
  • diagnosis of quarantine bacterial diseases of potato (accredited method)
  • tuber protein electrophoresis in polyacrylamide gel (accredited method)
  • in vitro propagation of certified initial clones of potato varieties based on customer’s request and pre-growing in greenhouse
  • propagation of older potato varieties with high-table quality (Keřkovské rohlíčky)

Elektroforéza hlízových proteinů  v polyakrylamidovém gelu Aplikace rostlinného extraktu Pěstování balkónových květin

Services offered

  • production of plant material in the form of test tube plantlets, in vitro microtubers, rooted plants in seed pots and tubers of various size fractions from technical isolates
  • consultancy in plant growing in field nethouses or direct field growing under fleece cover
  • balcony flower production in greenhouses

Head
Ing. Alena Krpálková

Guarantees of accredited methods
Ing. Miroslava Čeplová
Ing. Alena Krpálková

Staff
Eva Ledererová
Hana Viktorová
Ivana Nováková
Lubomír Šantrůček

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