K-State Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab
***The K-State Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab will be CLOSED between Dec 25, 2023 and Jan 1, 2024. Please make sure to send over night samples by Wednesday Dec 20th. Samples sent by USPS should be shipped by Monday Dec 18th. Please notify the diagnostic lab (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to sending in a sample during this week so we know to watch for it.***
Helping You Get to the Root of the Problem
The K-State Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab provides timely diagnostics of plant pathogenic fungi, bacteria, viruses, and fungal-like organisms. Our mission is to provide this service to K-State Research and Extension personnel, consultants, commercial producers, landscape companies, and homeowners both within and outside of Kansas. After plant diagnosis, we will provide research-based resources and connect you with one of our experts to answer any questions.
Ready to get started?
Collect your samples and ship them to our lab today. If you have questions about your submission or our processes, email us for specific help.
Looking for something else?
Our lab specializes in disease identification in plants. If you need help with other plant issues or identification, please check out these K-State resources:
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