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Agrochemical Testing

The University of Guelph, Agriculture & Food Laboratory (AFL) is committed to providing high quality testing that ensures the success and sustainability of agriculture. We provide analyses to help establish safety of soil, crops, plant material, and water.  Our expertise is in delivering consistent, accurate and timely results, treating samples in strict confidence and, handling any size project. 

As a trusted scientific authority, we provide expert analysis for a broad range of pesticides and other environmental residues at trace levels (ppb) using advanced instrumentation.  We offer a comprehensive array of laboratory analyses and analytical packages for agrochemical companies to help understand environmental fate and exposure risks associated with use of agrochemicals.     


Click below to learn more about our testing services or contact us to learn how our laboratories can meet your testing needs:


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Pesticide Residues


We provide a variety of pesticide analyses, which include herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide classes; over 500 different pesticides can be tested... 



Trace Chemical Analysis


Industrial pollutants are analyzed in both environmental and biological matrices.  Some of the samples types studied include soil, water, fresh and...


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Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Studies


We are proud to be one of a few Canadian contract GLP laboratories serving industries since 2002.  Our overall goal is to provide high quality analytical...





Our testing is carried out in a state-of-the-art facility with a mature Quality System.  Please refer to our Scope of Accreditation.