Submit a Sample

1. Select a service.

Basic servicesPrice
General diagnosis$25.00
General diagnosis + culture$30.00
Insect identification$0.00
Molecular detection, conventional PCR$50.00 ($10 add. sample)
Molecular detection, quantitative PCR$80.00 ($10 add. sample)
Plant identification$25.00
Virus testing, serological (ELISA)$30.00 ($5 add. sample)

The Plant Diagnostic Clinic at CSU specializes in detection of numerous plant pathogens and herbivorous insects. If you are experiencing Pine wilt (pinewood nematode) of needled evergreens, Bacterial leaf streak of corn, Bacterial ring rot, Blackleg/soft rot, Powdery scab or Black dot of potato, specialty services are available. Please contact the Plant Diagnostic Clinic at (970) 491-6950 or for additional information.

Please send all questions to:
phone: 970-491-6950

3. Prepare your sample.

Below are specific instructions for general submissions, trees, turf, hemp, and pinewood nematode samples. Please follow the submission instructions that best fit your sample.

General Submission

Turf Submission

Hemp Submission

Pinewood Nematode Submission

Tree Submission

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4. Send your sample our way!

Mail sample to:

  • Plant Diagnostic Clinic

    1177 Campus Delivery

    Colorado State University

    Fort Collins, CO 80523

Hand-deliver to:

  • Plant Science C129

    307 University Ave.

    Colorado State University

    Fort Collins, CO 80523

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