Mission Statement

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture Plant Pathology Laboratory provides disease testing of seeds, plants, and plant products for both Phytosanitary and Diagnostic purposes.

The Plant Pathology Laboratory also participates in surveys across the state for invasive and regulated plant pathogens and pests.

Sample Submission

For information regarding sample collection and submission see the Sampling and Shipping page.

Stacks of red, purple, and tan petri dishes in a laminar flow hood.

Information on available pathogen testing, sample sizes, and test fees.

How to collect and send a sample into the laboratory for testing.

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Plants Laws and Rules

Rules and laws pertaining to plant pathogens.

Contact Us


2300 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, Idaho 83716

Open Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Closed on State Holidays

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