Services & Fees

Out-of-state samples are accepted!

Routine Diagnosis, $45

  • Traditional methods of symptom analysis and microscopic examination.
  • Certain serological tests are included when applicable.

Routine Diagnosis plus culture, $59

  • Fees may vary if additional specialized media is required.

Complete Oak Disease Analysis, $75

This includes:

  • Examination of foliage and bark for diseases an pests
  • Removing bark to check for insect tunnels
  • Wood culture and DNA test for Oak Wilt*

*Current research recommends DNA testing for white an bur oaks.

Tree wilt tests by wood culture, $59

  • Dutch Elm Disease
  • Verticillium wilt
  • Red Oak for Oak Wilt

Nematode Analysis, $50

  • Identification and count of plant parasitic nematodes for all commercial crops.

Virus Analysis

  • Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), $85
  • Immunosorbent electron microscopy (ISEM), $85
  • ELISA and other serological virus tests are available, $45

Turf Disease Diagnosis*, $100 minimum (Service temporarily suspended, please call ahead to check availability)

Commercial Turf Disease Diagnosis*, (see turf sample submission form for pricing options)

*Please use turf_submission_form.pdf 

Molecular Diagnostics: Please contact the Clinic for specific information and fees ($95 minimum)

  • DNA and RNA based assays
  • DNA sequencing and sequence analysis

Seed Quality Testing, $75

  • Identification of storage molds on APDA and salt media.

For information on other tests, projects, or specific sampling requirements contact: Plant Disease Clinic 612-625-1275

Please note: To comply with federal policy, we cannot accept marijuana samples.