Mar. 14, 2019
Eurofins Agroscience Services announced that Métodos (Métodos y Servicios Agrícolas) has joined the Group. Founded in 2003, Métodos conducts field trials for the crop protection industry, specializing in nematodes, insects and diseases.
With approx. 24 FTE’s based across two facilities in the Murcia region of Spain that house its testing facilities, greenhouses, labs and offices, Métodos can conduct field trials in Andalusia, the Canary Islands, Catalonia, Castilla la Mancha, Extremadura, Valencia and Murcia. It also has a farm in Cárcar (Navarra).
Métodos has an in-house nematology laboratory, from here, each stage of the development of nematodes in roots and soil quality can be monitored. In addition, there is a dedicated plant diseases laboratory located in Blanca, excelling in the identification and quantification of pathogens.
Klaus Kuegler, Head of Eurofins Agroscience Services Group comments, “With Métodos Servicios Agrícolas on board, we have the benefit of excellent in-house expertise and knowhow from the highly experienced Métodos staff, specialising in the local national agricultural regions, and experts in nematodes and plant disease. Their service portfolio is highly complementary to our existing portfolio in Spain, as is their geographical reach of key agricultural regions around the country.”