2024 RSD Testing

Book your seed inspections with HCPSL now.

Grower seed inspections, including RSD sampling, will commence in early March (weather dependent) and continue until 3rd May. After the 3rd May seed inspections and RSD sampling will be limited to field staff availability.

Important Information;

  • HCPSL will be using the QPCR LSB (Leath Sheath Biopsy) method.
  • Seed cane must be at least (7) months old.
  • Once samples are collected, results may take up to 3 weeks (typically 2 weeks).
  • 1 test per 20 hectares = no charge for HCPSL members (otherwise $10 per sample).
  • Growers must supply a farm map with the location of blocks requiring inspections.

For bookings or further enquires please contact the HCPSL Office on 4776 1808.