Molecular Diagnostics (PREDICTA)

The SARDI Molecular Diagnostics Centre (MDC) has unique expertise and infrastructure to develop and deliver quantitative DNA based tests for a broad range of soil, stubble and air-borne organisms of economic importance to agriculture.


Three PREDICTA® services available to growers and researchers Australia wide.

Accessing our services

  • Broadacre and potato growers can access PREDICTA® through a SARDI-accredited agronomist. Contact Nigel Percy on (08) 8429 2236 or email for accredited consultants near you.
  • Researchers can contact Russell Burns on 0401 122 115 or with your requirements, and to establish a contract.
  • If you have previously accessed our services, please contact us before submitting samples so we can ensure your soil testing bags are correct.
  • Contact list of agronomists accredited to deliver PREDICTA® Pt


To keep up to date with the latest news and courses, please join our PREDICTA® mailing list by providing your contact details to


Alan McKay
Phone: (08) 8429 2216
Plant Research Centre
2B Hartley Grove
Urrbrae SA 5064

PREDICTA® is a registered trademark of Bayer Crop Science.

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