Ralstonia solanacearum rapid test – Box of 4

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$31.62 Product Code: PD51119

Ralstonia solanacearum data sheet

Instructions for use

Minimum order of 2 units required

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Price per unit
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PD51119 Ralstonia solanacearum (box of 4 tests) £23.00 £22.25 £21.10
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About our Ralstonia solanacearum rapid test

The Pocket Diagnostic® Ralstonia solanacearum rapid test is a quick in-field lateral flow test designed to detect Ralstonia solanacearum (Brown rot / Bacterial wilt) in minutes. The rapid test can be used on a wide range of plant material, including woody tissues, leaves, roots and soft material.

The test utilises lateral flow technology to easily and reliably detect Ralstonia solanacearum in a matter of minutes: the speed of results, therefore, allows for faster decision making in the event of a positive test result. This is why government inspectors, advisers, growers and plant disease experts all over the world use this test during their routine plant disease management.

The benefits of using the Pocket Diagnostic® Ralstonia solanacearum test include:

  • – Rapid results, less than 10 minutes
  • – Portable, in-field use
  • – Simple user process
  • – No training required
  • – Faster decision making
  • – USDA-APHIS approved

How to use Pocket Diagnostic® Rapid Tests

Using the tests is simple. All you have to do is:

  • – break up some plant material
  • – add the sample to the buffer bottle
  • – shake the buffer bottle (includes ball bearings)
  • – allow the plant material to settle in the bottle
  • – use the pipette provided to add liquid to the test

If you would like more information on how to operate these handy tests, there is a great video on our  ‘How to use’ page of one of our tests being used.

Read the user instructions provided before using the tests.

Ordering Options

When ordering online you have the option of paying with a credit or debit card or via bank transfer. Just simply select the credit card or direct bank transfer options during checkout.

If you would prefer to order by alternative methods, you can order by one of the following options.


We have the ability to take credit/debit card payments over the phone. To order by phone please call +44 (0) 1904 406080.


For new customers and customers who prefer to order by bank transfer please send proforma requests, along with a company purchase order, to info@pocketdiagnostic.com.


Ordering on account with credit is only available to eligible customers. For information about account ordering eligibility please contact us on info@pocketdiagnostic.com.

Kit Contents

Kit Contents

Box of 4

  • 4 x Ralstonia solanacearum rapid test device,
  • 4 x sample extraction bottle,
  • 4 x pipettes
  • 1 x Instructions for use

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Shipping Information

Delivery and Contact Details

We normally ship tests within 48 hours but please allow up to 10 working days for delivery of orders.

In addition, to ensure orders arrive on time and do not get lost, all UK and International Pocket Diagnostic® shipments are dispatched using tracked mailing methods. Non-tracked shipping methods (UK only) are available. Please contact a member of our team for assistance.

For information about our shipping cost please visit www.pocketdiagnostic.com/shipping-costs/.

Note: The customer (outside EU) is responsible for having any applicable import licences/permits in place prior to purchase and shipping. Import and custom fees are the responsibility of the customer. 

Phone: +44 (0) 1904 406 050
Email: info@pocketdiagnostic.com
 Pocket Diagnostic® distributor page

About Ralstonia solanacearum (Bacterial wilt / Brown rot)

Ralstonia solanacearum is a common bacterial pathogen with a very wide host range including Potato, Tobacco, Banana (causes Moko disease), Ginger, Sweet Pepper and Geranium (Pelargonium). Two diseases of major importance caused by this pathogen are brown rot of potato and bacterial wilt of geranium.

Like many other plant pathogens, Ralstonia solanacearum features on the UK Plant Health Risk Register and the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO) A2 List of pests recommended for regulation as quarantine pests.

It is important to note that if an outbreak of Ralstonia solanacearum is discovered in Europe it is the responsibility of the person who discovers the outbreak to inform the relevant local or national plant pathogen authorities.

Common name for Ralstonia solanacearum

  • Bacterial Wilt
  • Brown rot