Submitting Physical Samples to the Soil, Plant, and Pest Center:
To submit physical plant, insect or soil samples, please visit the Soil, Plant, and Pest Center's web site.

ONLY Soil Samples to be Analyzed for Soybean Cyst Nematodes (SCN), Cotton Reniform Nematodes and/or Corn Nematodes should be sent to:

Dr. Melvin Newman
University of Tennessee
605 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: (731)-425-4731 or (731)-425-4718
Contact Melvin for specific charges for laboratory services.

All other nematode samples may be sent to:

Clarissa Balbalian
Diagnostic Lab Manager
Plant Pathology/Nematology Lab
190 Bost-North
MS State, MS 39762-9655
Phone:  (662)-325-2146
Please contact Clarissa for specific charges for lab services.
For more information concerning the diagnostic clinic, contact:
Dr. Frank Hale
Soil, Plant, and Pest Center
5201 Merchant Dr.
Nashville, TN 37211-5112
Phone: (615) 835-4571