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Office of Plant Industry Services
Seed Testing Fee Schedule

Field Crops and Agricultural Grasses

TEST
FEE
Little Barley
Group 1
Alfalfa, Barley, Buckwheat, Corn, Cotton, Cowpea, Oats, Peanuts, Rapes, Rye, Sorghum-Sudangrass, Soybeans, Tobacco, Wheat, Zoysiagrass
Complete Test
15.00
Germination Test Only
10.00
Germination & Variety Test Only
12.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
12.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test
10.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
11.00
Testrazoilum Test (TZ) Test
15.00
Group 2
Birdsfoot Trefoil, Crimpson Clover, Crownvetch, Lespedezas (Bicolor, Korean, Sericea, Shrub, Striate), Millets (Browntop, Foxtail, Japanese, Pearl, Proso), Reed Canarygrass, Red Clover, Sudangrass, Sunflower, Timothy
Complete Test
18.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test
12.00
Germination Test Only
12.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
15.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
12.00
Testrazoilum Test (TZ) Test
20.00
Yellow Sweet Clover
Group 3
Alsike Clover, Arrowleaf Clover, Austrian Winter Peas, Bahiagrass, Carpetgrass, Dallisgrass, Flatpea, Hairy Vetch, Ladino Clover, Orchardgrass, Red Top, Rescuegrass, Ryegrass (agric. kinds), Smooth Bromegrass, Sweet Clover (Yellow and White Blossom), Switchgrass, Tall Fescue (agric. kinds), Triticale, Weeping Lovegrass, White Clover
Complete Test
20.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test
14.00
Germination Test Only
14.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
18.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
15.00
Testrazoilum Test (TZ) Test
20.00
Group 4
Mixtures of small grains and larger seeds
Complete Test (Per Component)
10.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test
10.00
Germination Test Only
10.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only (Per Component)
10.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
10.00
Group 5
Mixture of seed sized smaller than Group 4
Complete Test (Per Component)
15.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test ( Per Component)
12.00
Germination Test Only (Per Component)
12.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only (Per Component)
12.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
15.00
LAWN AND TURF GRASSES
Kentucky Bluegrass
Group 6
Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Chewings Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Rough Bluegrass, Red Fescue, Sheep Fescue, Tall Fescue, Perennial Ryegrass (lawn and turf varieties), Zoysiagrass
Complete Test
40.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test
18.00
Germination Test Only
14.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
35.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
30.00
Tetrazolium (TZ) Test
20.00
Group 7
Mixtures of Lawn and Turf Grasses
Complete Test
25.00
Purity Only - No Noxious Test (Per Component)
18.00
Germination Only (Per Component)
14.00
Purity and VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only (Per Component)
20.00
VA Noxious Weed Seed Examination Only
30.00
Miscellaneous
Group 8
Vegetable Seed
Germination Test Only
10.00
Group 9
Flower and Herb Seed - Single Kinds and Mixtures germinated as a unit
Germination Test Only
15.00
Dogwood
Group 10
Tree and Shrub Seed
Germination Test Only
Special Testing
Variety Test Only
10.00
Vigor Test
15.00
Bioassay Test
15.00
Endophyte - Tissue (up to 50 tilers)
20.00
Endophyte - Seed (inquire)
Seed Identification
5.00
Seed Count
2.00
For further information on the Seed Testing Fee Schedule, please contact the Seed Laboratory at 804.786.8795.
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