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University of Illinois Plant Clinic

Fee Schedule

General Diagnosis (including cultures) $15.00
ELISA, or serology tests * $25.00
Specialty Nematodes (SCN, PWN)** $20.00
Specialty SCN typing or Hg typing Call ahead
All other Nematodes (usually corn) $40.00
Waterhemp herbicide resistance testing *** $50.00

*ELISA or serology are techniques used to test for various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens.

**SCN indicates the egg analysis test for soybean cyst nematode. PWN indicates pinewood nematode analysis.

***Waterhemp resistance DNA testing for glyphosate and PPO inhibitor herbicides only.

Payment should accompany the sample for diagnosis to be initiated. Checks should be made payable to the University of Illinois or to the Plant Clinic. Call if uncertain of which test is needed