MSU Diagnostics Lab

Michigan State University Diagnostic Services specializes in plant pathology, entomology, nematology and weed science work as a team to diagnose plant health and pest-related problems. The lab aims to provide a timely diagnosis of the problem and appropriate recommendations of control.

The lab accepts samples from growers, homeowners, nursery and landscape professionals, agribusiness specialists, county extension and campus specialists, pest control personnel and regulatory agencies. Samples submitted to the laboratory can be analyzed for the presence of insect pests, plant pathogens or nematodes.