Protocols for North Dakota State University Wheat DON Testing Lab

Protocols for North Dakota State University Wheat DON Testing Lab

Contact:  Dr. Senay Simsek

PROTOCOL FOR SUBMITTING SAMPLES:

  1. Sample Size:  10-50 grams
  2. Sample Type:  Must be Ground (see "Sampling Grain for Deoxynivalenol (DON) Analysis:  A Researchers Guide" on the USWBSI website).
  3. Packaging and Labeling:  Pack samples in coin envelopes and label them with sample numbers that correspond to the submitted datasheet.  The sample numbers should be consecutive.  Download Sample Submission Form, complete form and include with your shipment.
  4. Labeled:  Clearly and distinctly labeled with a sample number.
  5. Datasheet:  An Excel spreadsheet includes sample numbers and PI´s information (see example).  Please email datasheet to kathy.christianson.1@ndsu.edu when submitting your samples and enclose a printed copy with your shipment.
  6. SHIPPING

    • Ship (FedEx/UPS) to:
      Kathy Christianson
      North Dakota State University
      Loftsgard Hall 166
      1360 Albrecht Blvd
      Fargo, ND 58102

    • Ship via US Mail to:
      Kathy Christianson
      North Dakota State University
      Dept 7670
      PO Box 6050
      Fargo, ND 58102-6050

Questions:

kathy.christianson.1@ndsu.edu

senay.simsek@ndsu.edu

Date considerations:  We take samples year round, but data turn around time depends on time of year and how many samples are already submitted.

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Last Updated:  August 17, 2017