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Laboratory analysis of samples of plants, plant products, soil and plant pests
The selected organisation: Valsts augu aizsardzības dienests
Short description:
It may be specified in the National Plant Protection Service's National Phytosanitary Laboratory:
• in plants or parts of plants:
- diseases caused by mushrooms, bacteria, viruses, viroids
- pests (insects and ticks)
- nematodes
• in potatoes:
- the light and dark ring rot caused by bacteria
- quarantine and non-carantinic viruses and viroids (PSTVd) according to certification requirements
• pines in planting material - diseases caused by mushrooms according to certification requirements
• in soil and growing/growing substrate:
- Potato golden and pale cyst nematodes
- potato cancer
• in peat, harmful organisms according to the requirements of importing countries
• in grain and seed - weed seed according to the requirements of the importing countries

The National Plant Protection Service National Phytosanitary Laboratory:
• carry out testing of samples of plants, plant products, soil and plant pests for laboratory diagnosis of plant diseases, pests and harmful organisms
• Issues a test report to the customer
The National Phytosanitary Laboratory has been accredited since 2005 and testing shall be performed in accordance with the requirements of standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17025. For a list of test methods used in the laboratory, see http://www.vaad.gov.lv/UserFiles/file/VD_5_4_001_Metozu_saraksts_bez_galvas__2018.pdf
Beneficiaries:
Any person
Duration:
Deadline for requesting a service - No limit
Time-limit for receipt of the service depends on the type of sample to be analyzed
Process description
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
In person
• a sample at the address indicated by the customer shall be taken by an inspector of the regional division of the State Plant Protection Service
• the customer takes a sample himself and takes it to the National Phytosanitary Laboratory in Riga or hands it over to the regional division of the State Plant Protection Service inspector

Types of samples and their preparation requirements
• plant or parts thereof: branches, leaves, flowers, fruit, roots (onions, tubers, tubers), plant products:
- take the whole plant, plant parts or plant products with visible symptoms or signs of damage in such a way that the whole part of the plant of 4-5 cm is also taken around the sick part of the plant.
- take 3-5 plants or parts thereof depending on the nature and degree of damage
- the sample shall be placed in a plastic bag tightly lashed or stowed, or in a suitable closed container
• pest (insect or tick) at various stages of development (egg, larvae, larvae, imago) - place the sample in a stopper tube
• nematode cyst - insert the sample into a stopper tube
• soil, soils, soil substrate, peat:
- put the sample into a plastic bag
- the sample shall be taken as dry as possible (the sample shall not be taken during precipitation or immediately thereafter)
• Detectable organism in any form (micropreparate on slide, culture in Petri platter, tube, etc.)
• various types of pest traps (glue shields, ferro-borne catchers, etc.)
Payments: View payments
On the spot
A branch of Latgale Regional Branch of the Rezekne
A branch of the Latgale Regional Chapter Kraslava
A branch of the Latgale Regional Chapter Preili
A branch of the Zemgale Regional Branch of the Bauska
A branch of the Zemgale Regional Branch of the Dobele
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2. solis / Payment for service
The service must be paid in accordance with the invoice of the State Plant Protection Service, which has been issued on the basis of points 9, 10 and 11 of Annex 2 to Cabinet Regulation No 493 of 12 July 2012 on the “Price List of State Plant Protection Service” (see section “Other information” - “Regulatory enactments”).

Service Fee Properties
Consignee: State Plant Protection Service
Registration No 90000042982
Account No. LV47TREL2160320005000
Bank: Treasury
BIC: TRELLV22
Payments: View payments
3. solis / Receipt of services
E-mail
• Customer receives testing report to official electronic address or specified email address

Mail
• Customer receives testing report to specified mail address

In person
• customer arrives at the National Phytosanitary Laboratory of the State Plant Protection Service and receives a test report
Payments: View payments
On the spot VAAD presence
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Phone number: 67027406
Fax:
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Mail VAAD mail
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Phone number: 67027406
Fax:
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