Ploidy testing of all major plant groups including but not limited to; Alfalfa, Cannabis, Carnivorous, Corn, Daylilies, Hemp, Hops, Hosta, Iris, Lettuce, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rice, Soybeans and Wheat. Some of our customers are leading research Hemp and Cannabis companies, USDA research facilities and major hybridizers of many of the popular ornamental and agriculture companies. The owner, James Gossard is considered an expert in conversion of ploidy. He has hybridized, registered, and introduced into commerce over 880 Daylilies of the genus Hemerocallis. He has won numerous awards, including Stout Silver medal winner twice, highest award a daylily can receive. Gossard has a degree in microbiology from Ohio State University and ran Superior Laboratories as owner and founder for over 25 years.
Plant Ploidy Testing
Determination of plant ploidy is an essential plant breeding technique. We offer plant chromosome counting via flow cytometry.
Plant Genome size
2C value (DNA pg or Mbp)
Estimation of nuclear DNA content in absolute units (Genome size), via flow cytometry.
Ploidy screening for Haploids, Diploids, Triploids, Tetraploids, Pentaploids, Hexaploids, Octaploids and polyploids.