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Analysis of Potted Plants and Cut Flowers

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Not only food and feed can contain pesticide residues, also ornamentals could be contaminated. In fact there are not yet defined maximum residue levels for e.g. roses, tulips or primeroses, but there are indeed several points to consider. For instance some of the substances are bee toxic and should be considered under sustainability aspects. For almost a while NGOs and interest groups criticize the use of substances which could be harmful to bees and also the retail requires a responsible and sustainable use of pesticides when it comes to potted plants and cut flowers.

Some plant varieties like, like petunia, could be genetically modified and shall not be placed on the market.

Besides professional recommendation for the suitable scope of analysis we provide you with fundamental advice concerning important topics like risk management, sustainability and sampling.

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