This service provides applicants with a means by which to identify plant diseases and to receive recommendations on control measures.
Any person, citizens or non-citizens interested in crop disease identification and control is welcomed to apply for this service including:
- Horticulture farmers
- Arable farmers
- Other Institutions
- Complete and submit the Plant Pests Diagnostic Form along with the sample to Plant Pathology Testing Laboratory for testing.
- After evaluation of the test results, a report will be dispatched and explained.
No supporting documents.
Fourteen to Twenty-one (14 to 21) working days depending on the purity of samples received.
Head of Plant Pathology Laboratory
Department of Agricultural Research
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security
Private Bag 0033
Fax.(+267) 3928965/ 3190783
Email. moa17755 [at] gov.bw
Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 then 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.