The Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory will be closed Friday, Dec. 21st thru Tuesday, Jan. 1st for the Christmas Holiday and New Year. If you plan to submit samples for Oak Wilt testing, the last day for us to receive them is Wednesday, Dec. 5th due to their incubation period. All other samples should be received by the clinic no later than Monday, December 17th, or it is suggested you wait until we are back to our normal business hours of Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm, Wednesday, Jan. 2nd, 2019. You can view the Texas A&M University system’s holiday schedule here.
Please be aware that we have NEW SUBMISSION FORMS; to double check to see if you are using the appropriate form look for the 6/17 in the top right corner.
All downloadable forms are in pdf format. You may need to get Adobe Acrobat Reader (free reader) to be able to access these forms. These are fillable pdf forms.
Unless sample submission is FOR A SPECIFIC TEST (as noted on the form), you should complete FORM D1178 – General Diagnostic Service Form.
* For palm phytoplasma detection, please see following document for sampling guidance. Sampling Guide for Palm Phytoplasma
For specific test that does not have a specified form, please use FORM D1178 – General Diagnostic Service Form and note the requested test in the SPECIFIC TEST REQUEST (bottom right corner of form) area. Specific requested testing may incur additional charges.