920 Samoa Blvd, Ste 217, Arcata, CA 95521
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Lab Services

Soil and Water Testing has Moved To Guintoli

Bring your soil and water samples to Imperial Analytics. On their website you will find sampling instructions, Testing options and COC for Soil and Water Testing. All plant tissue testing still going through Dirty Business Soil

DBS provides Plant Tissue, Pest and Disease Diagnosis, Heavy Metal and Pesticides

DBS offers the following lab services to solve your production issues throughout the season. Click the link below a lab service to get started!

Schedule a consultation to interpret and assess your test results.

IN HOUSE TESTING AT DBS

Pest ID $150

  • Plant: Get all incoming clones and new plants tested to protect your farm before contaminating your crop. Be sure to monitor throughout the season & for acute infestation.
  • Grow/Bloom: Test suspicious plant material. Get confirmation or a second opinion on what you may have.  Make sure you know if you have a pest before it’s too late.
  • This includes a pest ID, report, pest informational sheet, and extraction
  • Includes transport to UC Extension (if needed) for further identification

Plant Pathology Test

$300 (Fungal & Bacterial) $600 (Viral) $800 (Fungal, Bacterial, Viral) $365 (Single Viroid)

Identifies any fungal, bacterial, or viral diseases that could be attacking your plants.

  • Assessment for plant diseases (Fungal, bacterial, viral) using microscopy and plating
  • Note: This is not a test for soil – you don’t need a pathology test for your soil, as your results would be inconclusive.

Advanced Biological Soil Panel $323

  • Ensure that your soil has the beneficial biology it needs to thrive.
  • Combat potential pathogens by keeping your beneficial biology in line.
  • Identifies total and active fungi and bacteria, including nematodes and protozoa.
  • Quantify – exact numbers of organisms in your soil or compost.

4 Heavy Metals Analysis on Soil or Water $182

  • For CA State compliant growing
  • Screens for 4 heavy metals: Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, Mercury

CAM 5 Heavy Metals on Soil | Water $125

  • EPA Regulated heavy metal suite
  • Screens for 5 heavy metals: Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Nickel, & Zinc

CAM 17 Heavy Metals on Soil $325 | Water $350

  • EPA Regulated heavy metal suite
  • Screens for 17 heavy metals: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Baryllium, Cadmium, Chromium,
  • Cobalt, Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Mercury, Nickel, Selenium, Silver, Thallium, Vanadium, & Zinc

Soil Pesticide Panel $250

  • Pre-Plant: It all starts with your soil – with proper sampling techniques you can ensure your soil medium is clean.
  • Can identify up to 70 pesticides
  • Reveals minimal residual pesticide levels which are the detection limits  (parts per billion)
  • 2019 Compliant

Tissue Pesticide Panel $250

  • Pre-Plant: Ensure the genetics that you are growing are clean before you plant. A must for incoming moms and babies.
  • Can identify up to 70 pesticides
  • Reveals minimal residual pesticide levels which are the detection limits  (parts per billion)
  • Compliance Testing

We Help Farmers All Season

Each phase of the growing season has unique challenges, and our services help you identify and address them before they impact your plants!

We recommend these Lab Services at the beginning of your grow season:

  • Advanced Nutrient Test
  • Advanced Biological Panel
  • Original Gardener
  • Pesticide Test
  • Heavy Metal Test
  • Pathology or Viral Test

Consulting Services to address problems before they start:

  • Seedling IPM wash
  • Beneficial insect for soil cleansing
  • Preventative IPM Planning
  • Pre-Plant Nutrient Management Plan

We recommend these Lab Services for your growing plants:

  • Full Nutrient Test
  • Advanced Biological Panel
  • Pest ID
  • Plant Nutrient Tissue Test
  • Complete Water Test
  • Pathology or Viral Test

Recommended Consulting Options in the Growth stage:

  • Beneficial Insect Deliveries
  • Top Dress Nutrient Management Plan.
  • Integrated Pest Management Plan
  • Agricultural Planning & Development

We recommend these Lab Services for your flowering plants:

  • Full Nutrient Test
  • Plant Nutrient Tissue Test
  • Pest ID
  • Pathology and Viral Test

Recommended Consulting Options for your flowering plants:

  • Beneficial Insect Deliveries
  • Top Dress Nutrient Management Plan.
  • Integrated Pest Management Plan
  • Agricultural Planning & Development

We recommend these Lab Services to prepare your soil for your next season:

  • Full Nutrient Test
  • Advanced Biological Panel
  • Compost test
  • Pesticides
  • Compliance Heavy Metals

Recommended Consulting Options after harvest:

  • Winter Garden Preparations
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Agricultural Planning & Development
  • Purchase inputs in the winter – Fertilizer and pesticide projections