Submitting Physical Samples to the Soil, Plant, and Pest Center:
To submit physical plant, insect or soil samples, please visit the Soil, Plant, and Pest Center's web site.
ONLY Soil Samples to be Analyzed for Soybean Cyst Nematodes (SCN), Cotton Reniform Nematodes and/or Corn Nematodes should be sent to:
Dr. Melvin Newman
University of Tennnessee
605 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone - 731-425-4731 or 731-425-4718
Contact Melvin for specific charges for laboratory services.
All other nematode samples may be sent to:
Diagnostic Lab Manager
Plant Pathology/Nematology Lab
MS State, MS 39762-9655
phone = 662-325-2146
Please contact Clarissa for specific charges for lab services.
Special arrangements will be required for individuals, consultants or commercial organizations requesting disease diagnosis or pest identification on large numbers of samples. Charges will need to be determined in advance of these submissions. This would include any physical samples sent to the labs.
For more information concerning the diagnositic clinic, contact:
Dr. Frank Hale
Soil, Plant, and Pest Center
5201 Marchant Dr.
Nashville, TN 37211-5112
Phone = (615) 835-4571
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