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Turfgrass Diagnostics and Laboratories

The LSU AgCenter provides a range of labs available to serve the public. Whether it’s testing soil fertility or diagnosing a plant disease, these services provide recommendations to homeowners regarding how to properly manage issues in the home lawn.

Plant Diagnostic Center

The Plant Diagnostic Center is a service of the LSU AgCenter and is supported by the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology.

Nematode Advisory Service

The Nematode Advisory Service provides the necessary service to correctly identify the problem and recommend the best methods of managing these pests.

Ag Chemistry Lab

The Department of Agricultural Chemistry provides analytical support for research and extension efforts of the LSU AgCenter as well as for the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

Soil Testing Lab

The vitality of your lawn and garden depend on your soil, but soil properties are often overlooked. We test soil, the nutritional status of your plants, and irrigation and pond water.

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