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A MESSAGE ON SERVICE CHANGES

The PDDC has been authorized to begin accepting a limited number of physical samples again.  Click here for details on the new submission process.

The PDDC will still be relying heavily on making digital diagnoses.  Click here to submit your photos.  There is no charge for digital diagnoses.

 

Mailing Address

Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC)
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, Wisconsin  53706-1598

Questions? 

If you have questions, please contact us at:

Hours

  • Sample Drop-Off Hours (Russell Labs Hours)
    ~6:00 am – ~6:00 pm, Monday – Friday
    (excluding UW-Madison holidays)
  • Clinic Staff Hours
    8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday
    (excluding UW-Madison holidays)
  • Special Hours
    Saturdays (by appointment)

Campus Map

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Aerial Building Map:

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Directions – From the West

  • From U.S. Hwy. 12 or U.S. Hwy. 14, take University Avenue east onto campus.
  • Turn left (north) onto Charter Street.
  • Turn left (west) onto Linden Drive.
  • Travel west to the intersection of Linden Drive and Babcock Drive. Russell Labs is the building on the northwest corner of this intersection.
  • Parking:
    • Parking Meters
      There are parking meters available on Linden Drive across the street from Russell Labs, near the Babcock Dairy Store.
    • Parking Ramp
      Longer-term parking is available in the parking ramp (Lot 36) located on the north side of Russell Labs on Observatory Drive (across the street from the Allen Centennial Gardens).
  • Come in the entrance show above. The Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic (PDDC) is in Room 183, on the right side of the hallway

Directions – From the East

  • From Interstate 90, take U.S. Hwy. 14/18 (the “Beltline”) west.
  • Take the Park Street exit north into the city.
  • Turn left (west) onto University Avenue.
  • Turn right (north) onto Charter Street.
  • Turn left (west) onto Linden Drive.
  • At the third stop sign you will be at the intersection of Linden Drive and Babcock Drive. Russell Labs is the building on the northwest corner of this intersection.
  • Parking:
    • Parking Meters
      There are parking meters available on Linden Drive across the street from Russell Labs, near the Babcock Dairy Store.
    • Parking Ramp
      Longer-term parking is available in the parking ramp (Lot 36) located on the north side of Russell Labs on Observatory Drive (across the street from the Allen Centennial Gardens).
  • Come in the entrance show above. The Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic (PDDC) is in Room 183, on the right side of the hallway.

Special Notes

  • Due to construction, call the PDDC for up-to-the-minute driving and parking information.
  • Clinic staff often may be out doing outreach work or may be working on samples in other rooms in Russell Labs. If you would like to talk with a PDDC staff member when you submit your sample, please call or email ahead to verify staff availability.

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