Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020 the Ohio State University (OSU) C. Wayne Ellett Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic, located in Reynoldsburg, will reopen on a part-time basis. The Clinic will be accepting plant samples for disease diagnosis via package deliver only (USPS, UPS, etc.). No face-to-face drop off of samples can be accepted at this time.
You will need to complete a form that should accompany the sample or samples that are being sent to the lab. There are three different forms - general, turf and nematode. The forms can be found on the clinic's website and we have provided a link for the the general form at: https://ppdc.osu.edu/submit-sample/forms/general-form
The clinic's mailing address is:
C. Wayne Ellett Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic
8995 E. Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068-3399
Insect samples received will be held for identification until the OSU Columbus campus is reopened. Digital images of samples for diagnosis are currently being accepted and can be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition, both the OSU Vegetable Pathology and the Fruit Pathology Laboratories are open on a limited basis as of Monday, April 13, and accepting samples for diagnostics from commercial vegetable and fruit growers. For complete information before sending samples to either Pathology Laboratory, see: