General Guidelines

  • Include a sample submission form with your samples: GENERAL | HONEY BEE | WEED
  • Label each sample with a unique identifier. Make sure the sample name on the Submission Form matches the sample name written on the sample.
  • Wait to collect the samples until right before you send them or keep samples cool until ready to be sent
  • Send samples early in the week (Mon‐Wed), preferably via one‐ or two‐day delivery
  • Sample(s) should be packaged in crush‐proof containers

Sample Specific Guidelines

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