Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station | [Cooperative Extension of Camden County]

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Turf Sample:
Please make sure the sample is 4" x 4" with 2-3 inches of soil and thatch. The sample should contain symptoms of disease or pest damage on one side and the plant in its healthy state on the other side.

Plant Sample:
Include as much healthy and symptomatic tissue in the same sample if possible. Good samples and prompt delivery to the office is crucial for accurate diagnosis.

Plant Sample Form (click here for printable form)

Insect Sample:
Insect samples should be placed in an empty bottle or container. Please do not use scotch tape when bringing in insect specimens because they are not easily diagnosed.

Insect Sample Form (click here for printable form)


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