RESEARCH

Greenhouse Studies

  • 2,000 square feet of Greenhouse Space
    • Sept. through mid-March
  • 432 square feet of Climate Controlled Space
    • GMO and Radioactive Studies
    • Supplemental Light and Heat
      • 55-95°F through Winter Months
  • 600 square feet of Outdoor Shading Structure
    • Shade for Potted Plants during Hot Months
Types of Studies

– GLP Cockroach Efficacy Studies – Non-target Insect Studies – Phytotoxicity – Custom Insecticide, Nematicide, Fungicide and Herbicide Studies – Seedling Emergence – Nematicide

Species Available

The following are available for lab/greenhouse bioassays or container tests:

  • American Cockroach
  • German Cockroach
  • Oriental Cockroach
  • House Fly
  • Cat Flea
  • Brown Dog Tick
  • Various Mosquitoes
  • Red Imported Fire Ant
  • Wasp/Yellowjacket (July-Sept)
  • Honey Bee
  • Colorado Potato Beetle
  • Mexican Bean Beetle
  • Lygus Bug
  • Beet Armyworm

 

  • Cabbage Looper
  • Diamondback Moth
  • Tobacco Budworm
  • Corn Earworm
  • Fall Armyworm
  • Black Cutworm
  • European Corn Borer
  • Velvetbean Caterpillar
  • Soybean Looper
  • Codling Moth
  • Whiteflies
  • Aphids
  • Thrips
  • Subterranean Termites

Radioactive Studies

On Site: Plant Metabolism Confined Rotational Crop

Off Site: Animal Metabolism

Laboratory Studies

Facilities
  • 1500 square foot Laboratory Facility
  • 750 square foot Multipurpose Facility
  • Indoor Testing
    • American Cockroach
    • German Cockroach
    • Oriental Cockroach
    • Can obtain many other Species from reputable suppliers
 Study Expertise
  • Feeding bioassay (e.g. leaf dip)
  • Topical application
  • Contact toxicity/Residual activity
  • Public health pest testing
  • Aerial fogger application
  • Bait evaluation
  • Custom insecticide, fungicide, and herbicide studies
  • Food additive tolerance

Fungicide Trials

LANDIS also performs field and greenhouse fungicide efficacy trials with fungi including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Alternaria
  • Phoma
  • Aspergillus
  • Phytophthora
  • Botrytis
  • Plasmopara
  • Cercospora
  • Pythium
  • Colletotrichum
  • Rhizoctonia
  • Fusarium
  • Rhizopus
  • Helminthosporium
  • Sclerotium
  • Oidium
  • Septoria
  • Penecillium
  • Stemphylium
  • Phakopsora pachyrhizi
  • Verticillium

Study Protocols

LANDIS INTERNATIONAL, INC., was the first and today is one of the most successful organizations specializing in contract project management for agricultural products. LANDIS created the Agricultural Management business in 1982 and has continued to be an innovator in the industry.  We have provided some of our agricultural protocols online and are available in pdf format below for download.