Send a plant health related question, photo, or video to our plant diagnostician, Abby Beissinger, on Instagram. To use this service, you’ll need to have Instagram downloaded on your mobile device or tablet.
Select “UConn” as the university, and submit images and information. Your submission will be sent directly to the UConn Plant Diagnostic Lab.
You will receive a response within 1-2 business days.
Master Gardeners staff plant clinics at every UConn County Extension Office and the Bartlet Arboretum in Stamford. Contact your local UConn Extension Center for more information.
The standard fee for all samples submitted to the diagnostic lab is $20.00 per sample. The standard response time is 3-7 business days after the sample has arrived in the lab. Some samples may take longer depending on the pathogen.
A few tests require additional fees (i.e. some virus tests). You will be contacted for approval prior to any tests requiring extra fees.