SOIL ANALYSIS

IFAD

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Agriculture is the key of food safety cycle.

Fertility test:

  • pH for Saturated Solution  
  • Electrical Conductivity  for saturated solution 
  • Air Dry Moisture
  • Base Saturation
  • Particle Size (Sand, Silt & Clay %)
  • Nitrate-Nitrogen
  • Ammonium-Nitrogen
  • Phosphate-Phosphorus
  • Total chloride
  • Organic Matter
  • Humic Acid 
  • Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)
  • Boron
  • Fluoride
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Zinc

Note: Nitrate-Nitrogen, Ammoniacal-Nitrogen and Phosphate-Phosphorus fresh samples required.

Suitability test (Total elemental analysis and trace elements):

  • Oven Dry Moisture
  • Organic Matter
  • Silica
  • Phosphorus
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Zinc

Microbiology Quality Control:

  • Coliforms
  • Fecal Coliforms
  • Yeast and Mold Count
  • Yeast and Mold Identification
  • Nematoda

Pesticide and Metabolite Residues:

  • Residual Pesticides

Heavy Metals:

  • Mercury
  • Lead
  • Cadmium
  • Arsenic
  • Copper
  • Nickel

General Conditions: 

  • For Chemical analysis two units of 1000g each representative samples are required.
  • For Microbiological analysis two units of 100g each representative samples are required.
  • During sample transportation, for microbiological analysis to be stored under sterilized conditions.
  • Samples will be stored at IFAD Labs for a period of 5 working days from releasing the analysis report.
  • Analysis report will be send within five working days for chemical testing and seven working days for microbiological testing from sample receiving date.
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