Alberta Lab

Trevor Blois

Disease Diagnostician


Trevor Blois grew up in the Peace Country in northern Alberta, where he spent a lot of time on his grandparent’s farms.  After graduating from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology, Trevor started working at 20/20 Seed Labs as a Disease Diagnostician.  

Trevor is one the most knowledgeable experts of seed-borne diseases in Western Canada.  The analysis and mapping of Fusarium graminearum infections across Alberta are regularly used and referenced by many experts in government and industry.  Trevor is accredited for True Loose Smut analysis in barley as well as pedigreed seed crop inspection for cereals, pulses, hybrid canola, and plots by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).  He has participated in multiple proficiency testing rounds with the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA).  Trevor regularly travels around Western Canada educating others in the industry about seed-borne disease and presenting the results seen at the lab.