Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
The Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory is a central facility for receiving both physical samples and digital images submitted for identification of insects, plants and plant diseases or diagnosis of plant and pest problems. This service is provided for the specialists and county extension educators of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and Purdue University's research faculty, staff, and students as well as for private businesses and citizens of Indiana.
A reserved metered parking space is available at the west entrance to
the LSPS Plant and Soils Building. If you encounter any problems with
parking, please call Todd Abrahamson at 765-494-7071.
Oct 23-26: Due to reduced staffing this week samples received during this period will be placed in the cooler and examined by the diagnosticians the week of October 29th.
Nov 19-23: The PPDL will be CLOSED for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Dec 24 - Jan 4: The PPDL will be CLOSED for winter recess and the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
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