Publications and Resources

Commercial Labs

PPDL-1 Pesticide Residue Labs
PPDL-2 Plant Tissue Testing Labs
PPDL-3 Water Testing Labs 
PPDL-4 Soil Testing Labs

NOTE: Contact information for these labs is provided solely as a convenience to our clients and is not intended as an endorsement of their services, or lack of endorsement for those not listed.

Miscellaneous Information

Nematode Labs - NC Region Pesticide Drift Info

For a more complete list of publications see the Purdue Education Store or the Purdue Landscape Report Resource Page.

Contact Us

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
Purdue University
915 Mitch Daniels Boulevard, LSPS 116
West Lafayette IN 47907-2054
: 765-494-7071

Botany and Plant Pathology Publications

Powdery Mildew pub
BP-5-W Powdery Mildew
diplodia blight pub
BP-24-W Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needle Pines
Oak Wilt-combined pub
BP-28-W Oak Wilt in Indiana

Downy Mildew pub
BP-68-W Downy Mildew
boxwood blight pub
BP-203-W Boxwood Blight
Conifer Dieback pub
BP-477-W Stress-related Conifer Dieback

Forestry Publications

Tree Installation pub
FNR-433-W Tree Installation
Tree Support Pub
FNR-547-W Tree Support Systems
Pruning Pub
FNR-563-W Corrective Pruning for Deciduous Trees



insect Publications

Tree Installation pub
E-75-W Japanese Beetles in the Urban Landscape
Tree Support Pub
E-27-W Bagworms
Pruning Pub
E-261-W Practical Guide to Bed Bug Prevention

Turf Publications

ay-25-w publication
AY-25-W Purchasing Quality Grass Seed for Your Lawn
ay-32-w publication
AY-32-W 7 Simple Steps to a Better Home Lawn
ay-125-w publication
BP-125-W Seasonal Activity of Turfgrass Pathogens in the Midwest

horticulture publications

ho-14-w publication
HO-14-W Starting Seeds Indoors
ho-186-w publication
HO-186-W Indiana Vegetable Planting Calendar
id-464-w publication
ID-464-W Alternative Invasive Landscape Plants


Symptoms and signs guide
BP-164-W Symptoms and Signs for Plant Problem Diagnosis
Midwest Veggies
ID-56 2022 Midwest Vegetable Guide
Midwest Fuit Guide
ID-465 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide
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