MSU Plant & Pest Diagnostics
Do you have a plant pest or disease, or suspect a plant virus? Have it diagnosed by submitting a sample to the MSU diagnostics lab. Visit this site to learn about what services are provided, how to submit a sample, and the cost for each service.
Greenhouse Insect Pest Management 2023
Published on February 7, 2023
Research-based information is presented on how to manage greenhouse insects and other pests including thrips, aphids, whiteflies, mites, fungus gnats, and mealybugs.
Greenhouse Disease Management
Published on January 31, 2023
Suggested treatments for common greenhouse pathogens of floriculture crops including botrytis, powdery mildew, downy mildew, phytophthora, pythium, rhizoctonia, etc. This information is for educational purposes only.
Greenhouse sanitation decreases pest problems
Published on February 10, 2021
Practices that prevent the introduction of pathogens, weed seeds, and insects will go a long way to having a cleaner greenhouse, reduced crop losses, lower pesticide costs, and higher-quality plants.
The importance of plant diagnostics
Published on April 10, 2020
Early and correct diagnosis of a problem can save a lot of frustration, money, and time compared to no action — or even worse, taking a wrong corrective measure.
Recent Plant Pathology Reports
Published on December 23, 2016
Plant disease management reports within the past three years.