ORETO Accreditation

PGRO facilities and staff have been officially-recognised to carry out work to ORETO standards. This accreditation embodies a set of principles that provide a framework within which PGRO's research work is planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported and archived.

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Trials & Evaluations

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Crop protection evaluation

PGRO conducts extensive contract trial work in both field and glasshouse on behalf of agrochemical and fertiliser companies. PGRO is officially recognised as a field trials establishment for agricultural and horticultural pesticide development issued by CRD. All work is carried out with complete confidentiality.

Variety evaluation

The PGRO has an established reputation for producing good quality Vegetable legume, Pulse trials and Vegetable trials for quality or demonstration purposes on a private contract research basis.

Crop and plot, trial services include:

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  • Trial design
  • Sowing / Drilling
  • Plot management
  • Recording
  • Report writing
  • Data analysis.

Breeding line evaluation

As well as near finished varieties, PGRO evaluates breeders lines providing a bespoke early evaluation service for breeders.

Disease resistance screening

PGRO has laboratory and glasshouse facilities for in vivo screening of varieties or breeding lines for diseases such as downy mildew, root disease complex or specialist screening such as cavity spot susceptibility in carrots.

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Contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

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