The Molecular Biology Laboratory of the CSIR-Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI) has been accredited as a testing laboratory for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 - PCR based Molecular Diagnostics by the South African National Accreditation Systems (SANAS). This now positions the laboratory to provide services in accordance with recognized international standards that demonstrate excellent technical competence in the diagnosis of the African Cassava Mosaic Virus (ACMV). The Molecular Biology Laboratory has state-of-the-art facilities for comprehensive analysis covering PCR-based disease diagnostics, marker assisted selection, DNA fingerprinting and crop genotyping.
Individuals, institutions and organizations can access these laboratory facilities and services at moderate costs.
Fully equipped laboratory for imaging, vertical and horizontal gels electrophoresis systems