University of Missouri—Plant Diagnostic Clinic 1100 University Ave. 28 Mumford Hall Columbia, MO
Drop off hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment.
*There is a 30-minute parking spot located behind Mumford Hall. The clinic is located in the basement. If no one is in the office, please leave sample and submission form, together, on the desk beside office door.
The mission of the clinic is to provide accurate, timely answers and management recommendations to plant health questions and problems encountered by the citizens of Missouri. Management recommendations reflect research-based results and an integrated pest management philosophy.
The mission is accomplished through:
Daily operation of the clinic
Most samples submitted through the mail, some digital image submissions and personally delivered samples
25 percent of samples submitted through regional extension specialists
75 percent of samples submitted through other agencies, businesses or by private citizens