The Ohio State University faculty and staff within the Departments of Plant Pathology and Entomology are dedicated to serve stakeholders and clientele in the state of Ohio.
Sample submissions require a request form:
Please choose the appropriate form for your sample. A full and complete history of the specimens, the surrounding plants, and the symptoms are very helpful.
For detailed sampling instructions, please select a category on the left-hand side of the screen that best fits your sample type.
PLANT DIAGNOSTIC REQUEST AND INSECT/ARTHROPOD ID REQUEST
ACCEPTED DIGITALLY AND AT CFAES WOOSTER:
Samples may be submitted digitally:
Send completed submission form and include as an attachment with relevant digital images in an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Samples may be mailed:
C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Plant Diagnostic Clinic
Ohio State CFAES Wooster Campus
c/o Dr. Francesca Rotondo
234 Selby Hall, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691
Samples may be hand-delivered:
Requires coordination with Dr. Rotondo: (330-263-3721) | email@example.com
TURFGRASS DIAGNOSTIC REQUEST
ACCEPTED AT THE COLUMBUS CAMPUS TURFGRASS CLINIC:
Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Research and Educational Facility
2710 North Star, Columbus, Ohio 43221
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NEMATODE DIAGNOSTIC REQUEST
ACCEPTED AT THE SOYBEAN PATHOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY LAB IN COLUMBUS:
Attn: Horacio Lopez-Nicora, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
110 Kottman Hall
2021 Coffey Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43210
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Please note that we cannot accept the following types of samples:
1. Any insect coming from a person's body or animal's body.
2. Cannabis samples of any kind, including digital samples, due to federal restrictions.