Crop Protection Trials

East Malling’s BASIS-qualified staff specialise in bespoke design, implementation and analysis of a wide range of crop protection experimental trials for commercial customers.

Crop protection trials at the world-famous research station include:

  • Full package of trials for novel actives from field and orchard to post-harvest storage
  • Efficacy data trials
  • Testing unapproved actives including crop destruction

Recognising that perennial crops can be expensive to establish, NIAB EMR offers these trials services on established fruit and other woody perennial crops. Our trial services are further complemented by a full meteorological station and isolation capabilities where required.

NIAB EMR is officially recognised by United Kingdom Chemical Regulations Directorate as competent to carry out efficacy testing in the categories of agriculture, horticulture, stored crops, biologicals & semiochemicals. ORETO Efficacy Testing Certificate No. 411 (Agriculture/Horticulture, Biologicals, Semiochemicals and Stored Crops).

To investigate how NIAB EMR’s long-established excellence in crop protection trials can help your business, contact Adrian Harris via or via 01732 523756.