Greenhouse Pest Management

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.

Resources

  • Greenhouse Disease Management

    Published on February 23, 2022
    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 Pest Management with Insecticides

    Published on February 10, 2022
    Research-based information is presented on how to manage greenhouse insects and other pests including thrips, aphids, whiteflies, mites, fungus gnats, and mealybugs.

  • 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.