About Us

The University of Minnesota Plant Disease Clinic is a multi-disciplinary diagnostic laboratory that provides testing for: fungal, bacterial, viral, and other plant health conditions for commercial growers and the general public. The goal of the Plant Disease Clinic is to provide our clients with an accurate, unbiased diagnosis.


Clinic Director: Brett Arenz
Assistant Diagnostician: Jennifer Flynn

Contact Information:

Lab Phone: 612-625-1275
Lab Email: pdc@umn.edu
Lab hours: Tuesday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

The Plant Disease Clinic is part of the Department of Plant Pathology in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Science.

The Plant Disease Clinic is a member of the North Central Plant Disease Diagnostic Network and the National Plant Diagnostic Network.