For UC Material & Custom Services Provided by UC Davis

Foundation Plant Services (FPS) is a self-supporting service department in the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis which produces, tests, maintains and distributes premium foundation-level virus disease-tested plant materials for use by licensed nurseries. Strawberry custom services include:

  • Meristem tip culture, heat treatment & complete virus indexing (imported or domestic)
  • Maintenance of a strawberry selection at FPS as nuclear stock
  • Complete virus indexing (no meristem tip culture or heat treatment)
  • Virus indexing on strawberry indicators
  • Virus indexing on herbaceous indicators
  • Virus indexing by ELISA