Recent News

December 10, 2017

The Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory  at Iowa State University has announced that the lab will close effective December 31, 2017 after 35 years of soil, water and environmental testing services.  The last day to submit samples is December 15.  Updates regarding the laboratory will be posted on their website.

December 10, 2017

This was a year of spruce! Our most common diagnoses for spruce in 2017 were Stigmina needle blight, Rhizosphaera needle cast, Sudden needle drop, Spruce spider mite, Spruce bud scale and suspected environmental stress. 

November 30, 2017

Resolve to sign up for the full roster of APS webinars on offer in 2018! APS has worked with plant pathology experts to bring to you timely and useful information that you may put into practice in the field, lab, or classroom.

Upcoming Events


Dr  Rebecca Bart's presentation, during one of the PLPM 2017 Fall Seminar Series, dated 28th November.

A presentation by Dr  Lina Rodriguez and Hafizi Rosli, during one of our Fall Seminar series, dated 7th November 2017.