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Nematode Assay Form1

Tesfamariam Mekete and William T. Crow2

The Nematode Assay Form is the form that must accompany samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Nematode Assay Laboratory. This service is available to the public for a fee of $20.00 for each sample from Florida and $25 for each sample from outside of Florida. UF/IFAS Extension personnel are not charged for samples when "trouble-shooting" plant growth problems.

The Nematode Assay Form is available in writable pdf form. The form gives details about how to collect samples and what analyses will be performed. Please see "Florida Nematode Sampling Instructions" at, for more information.



This document is RFSR023, one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date October 1998. Revised March 2007 and July 2015. Reviewed September 2017. Visit the EDIS website at


Tesfamariam Mengistu Mekete, assistant Extension scientist; and William T. Crow, professor of nematology, Department of Entomology and Nematology; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.