SALIS laboratory soil test methods

Soil physical and chemical analysis

Soil sampling and analysis provides chemical and physical information about soil quality.

Date
6 April 2017
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Standard
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-76039-756-2
  • ID OEH20170172
  • File PDF 1MB
  • Pages 64
  • Name salis-laboratory-soil-test-methods-170172.pdf
Soil testing involves the analysis of soil samples to determine their characteristics, such as texture, stability, plant nutrients, fertility, acidity or alkalinity, or toxicities and contaminants. The results from soil testing can be important for many purposes, ranging from agricultural and horticultural productivity through geotechnical and engineering to environmental forensics.
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