Due to COVID-19, The Tropical Research and Education Center is currently closed for visitors.

Our Plant Diagnostic Clinic will continue providing services from Monday to Friday:

 From 8:00AM – 12:00PM

 From 1:00PM – 5:00PM

Samples can be sent via mail or can be dropped-off on a designated area outside the Plant Diagnostic Clinic Lab. At this time, access to the lab is not available; however, our staff can be contacted via telephone or email during working hours. 

Please call or email Jose Perez Martinez (jperezma@ufl.edu, 786-217-9276) to notify him that samples are being dropped-off. 

You can also submit pictures or request further information to the following email trec-pdc@ifas.ufl.edu 

Submission guidelines, including submission forms, can be found at: https://trec.ifas.ufl.edu/plantdiagnosticclinic/submissions-and-contact/

* As an alternative you can also submit samples by mail to the Plant Diagnostic Center in Gainesville.