Custom Soil Tests


    The following soil tests utilise ASPAC preferred methods - see APAL ASPAC accreditation

If you are interested in having soils tested for any of these parameters, contact APAL for a quotation and sample submission forms. 

    

The prices charged will depend on tests selected and batch sizes and may include:

Batch Fee - $27.50 (including GST)
Minimum Invoice - $55.00 (including GST)



    Tests available:
  • pHw (water)
  • pHCaCl (calcium chloride)
  • Organic Carbon% (Walkley Black)
  • Sulphur (MCP)
  • EC1:5 (conductivity)
  • ECse (saturated paste conductivity)
  • Chloride
  • NO3 & NH4  (nitrate & ammonium nitrogen)
  • Exchangeable Cations - Ca, Mg, K, Na (NH4 acetate)
  • Calculated sodicity (ESP)
  • Soluble Cations  (Ca, Mg, K, Na)
  • Calculated sodicity (SAR)
  • Trace Elements - Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn (DTPA)
  • Boron (hot CaCl2)
  • Aluminium (CaCl2)
  • Cobalt
  • Molybdenum
  • Available Phosphorus (Olsen)
  • Available Phosphorus (Colwell)
  • PBI (Phosphorus Buffer Index)
  • P Sorption (NSW)
  • Available Potassium ( Colwell)
  • Total Phosphorus
  • Total Potassium
  • Total Nitrogen (Dumas)
  • Dispersion & Slaking (Emmerson)
  • Hand Texture
  • Moisture %
  • Colour (Munsell)