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.


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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