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Agronomic Services — Strawberry Tissue Sampling, slide 2 of 8

Select a most recently mature trifoliate leaf.

strawberry, selecting a trifoliate leaf.Collect most recently mature trifoliate leaves (MRMLs). A trifoliate leaf is one that has
three blades per petiole. The MRML is 3 to 5 leaves back from the tip.

The MRML is full-sized and green. For routine tissue analysis, this leaf should not
be damaged by stresses,
such as disease, insects
or harsh environmental
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Last Update July 23, 2007


NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837