Plant Pathology

​​​​​​​​​​​​Plant Pathology Section services include:
  • identification of the causes of plant death or stunting in plants of agricultural, ornamental or environmental significance
  • identification of plant diseases caused by​ fungi, bacteria or viruses
  • testing of seeds for plant pathogens
  • certification of disease freedom for biosecurity purposes
Most services offered attract a fee which should be discussed with the contact officers.

Clients include: 
  • industry​
  • private individuals
  • biosecurity authorities
We are located at the New Town Research Laboratories near Hobart.

More information on phytophthora is available from the Pests and Diseases page of the website. ​


Plant Diagnostic Services
Phone: 03 6165 3777