Cooperative Extension: Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab


The Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab is part of the Pest Management Unit within the new UMaine Cooperative Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory.  The lab is also a part of the National Plant Diagnostic Network.


Diagnostic Lab Personnel:

  • Dr. Alicyn Smart, DPM — Plant Pathologist & Director of the Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Abigayl Novak — Lab Technician III

Additional Resources:


We are located at 17 Godfrey Drive in Orono, Maine, just off from Interstate 95, Exit #193 (not far from the Black Bear Inn).

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (closed holidays)