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.


  • 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.

  • Greenhouse Pest Management with Insecticides

    Published on February 14, 2020

    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 February 14, 2020

    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.