University of Minnesota DON Testing Lab

PROTOCOL FOR SUBMITTING SAMPLES:

1. Sample size and type: 10 - 100 g of a representative whole seed or ground sample. If ground, the particle sizes of samples should be sufficiently fine to resemble whole wheat flour (see "Sampling Grain for Deoxynivalenol (DON) Analysis: A Researchers Guide" from the USWBSI website).

2. Packing and labeling: Pack samples in coin envelopes and label them with the same names as listed in the datasheet.

4. Datasheet: An Excel spreadsheet. Label samples with consecutive numbers (see example).

5. Ship to:
Attn: Yanhong Dong
495 Borlaug Hall
1991 Upper Buford Circle
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN 55108

dongx001@umn.edu
612-625-2751

6. We accept samples year around. Please email a data-sheet to dongx001@umn.edu when you submit samples.

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Last Updated: March 3rd, 2011