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Plant Science and Health Resources

Plant Science and Health Resources

The Plant Science and Health has a comprehensive plant health programme which comprises of laboratory diagnostic services for the identification of insect pests, nematodes, diseases and soil health problems for plants and facilitation of export as well as import and export regulation to keep Singapore safe from incursion of important exotic plant pests.

Click on the links below to find out more about what we do and learn about the different topics on plant health issues:



What we do?

Keen to find out more about what we do and how you can submit your samples for testing and analysis? Check out this page for more info.


PSH Posters

Ever wondered what type of diagnostic tests and analysis we perform in our laboratories? Interested to find out more about our import and export regulations? Check out these posters for more info. 


Understanding soil health

Soil is always one of the first things that we look for when growing plants. While it is apparent that plants need soil to grow, how does soil affect plant growth? In this page, we take a look at factors affecting soil health and some useful guides on plant fertilisers.



Guides on chemical spraying

Find out more on the dos and don’ts when spraying pesticides and fungicides in your garden.



If you are someone who prefers to learn from watching videos, do check out some of our interactive videos below on how to manage pest issues and promote plant growth in your gardens.





Identifying and Managing Pests in Edible Gardens





DIY Traps For Vegetable Pests





DIY Biofertiliser For Vegetables





Identifying Plant Nutrient Deficiency


Last updated on 14 November 2022

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