Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Plant info

Pests & Diseases

Information on how we can identify plant pests and diseases for you, and fact sheets for do-it-yourself information.

Plant Disease Diagnostic Unit service - a special unit at the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust whose job it is to diagnose pest and disease outbreaks in our three Gardens and in the Domain. This unit also provides a disease diagnostic service for the public, industry and government agencies.
The PDDU is also involved in research into plant pests and diseases.

Fact sheets - a range of fact sheets published by our Plant Disease Diagnostic Unit, plus contact details in case you want to know more or find out about other plant pests and diseases

Click here to find out what questions school children asked about pests & diseases during our ‘Ask a scientist’ program.

Plant Pathology lab