• About the Clinic

    The Florida Extension Plant Diagnostic Clinic, located at theĀ Tropical Research & Education CenterĀ in Homestead, FL, is designed to provide plant disease diagnostic services for anyone interested in plant diseases and insect pests. Our services include analysis of plant material for bacterial, fungal, viral, and nematode pathogens as well as the identification of insect pests. All …

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  • Sample Submission

    Properly Collecting a Plant Sample Collect whole plants when possible. From root to stem. Samples that include whole plants are more likely to provide the information needed for Clinic staff to make a proper diagnosis. Be sure to dig up the plant as opposed to pulling it out of the ground. Often diseased root tissue …

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  • Staff

    The primary role of the Florida Extension Plant Diagnostic Clinics (FEPDC) is to determine whether symptoms in submitted plant samples involve an infectious causal agent, e.g. fungus, bacterium or virus, or other cultural or environmental factor that causes similar symptoms. The goal of the FEPDC system is to educate clientele by providing plant disease and …

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  • Diagnostic Gallery

    Coming soon…

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