Plant Pathology Section services include:
Most services offered attract a fee which should be discussed with the contact officers.
- 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
- 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.