Front Cover
 Table of Contents
 I. Important information from the...
 II. Introduction to the IFAS soil...
 III. Preparation of samples for...
 IV. Analytical procedures for general...
 V. Analytical procedures for specialized...
 VI. Analytical procedures for the...
 VII. Computerized soil test reports...
 VIII. Quality control
 IX. Bibliography
 Appendix A
 Appendix B
 Appendix C
 Appendix D
 Appendix E
 Appendix F
 Appendix G
 Appendix H
 Appendix I
 Appendix J
 Back Cover

Title: Procedures used by the IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory and interpretation of results
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028007/00001
 Material Information
Title: Procedures used by the IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory and interpretation of results
Series Title: Circular - Florida Cooperative Extension Service - 596
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Rhue, Roy Dean
Publisher: Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida,
Publication Date: 1984
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture   ( lcsh )
Farm life   ( lcsh )
Farming   ( lcsh )
University of Florida.   ( lcsh )
Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Funding: Florida Historical Agriculture and Rural Life
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00028007
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Marston Science Library, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Holding Location: Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Engineering and Industrial Experiment Station; Institute for Food and Agricultural Services (IFAS), University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Table of Contents
        Page 3
    I. Important information from the authors
        Page 4
    II. Introduction to the IFAS soil testing laboratory
        Page 5
        A. General soil tests for agronomic, vegetable, and fruit crops
            Page 5
        B. Specialized soil tests
            Page 6
            Page 7
        C. Water test
            Page 8
    III. Preparation of samples for analysis
        Page 8
        A. Samples requiring routine analyses (i.e., Analysis code 1 on back of IFAS Form 2672, Appendix A)
            Page 8
        B. Samples requiring nonroutine analyzes, specialized soil tests, or the water test
            Page 9
        C. Samples requiring the forest, and forest nursery soil tests
            Page 10
    IV. Analytical procedures for general soil tests
        Page 10
        Routine Analyses
            Page 10
            Mehlich I extractable P. K. Ca. and Mg
                Page 11
            Extracting procedures
                Page 11
                Page 12
                Page 13
                Page 14
                Page 15
            Soil pH
                Page 16
                Page 17
            Lime requirement
                Page 18
            Estimation of soil texture
                Page 19
        Nonroutine analyses
            Page 19
            Mehlich I extractable Cu, Mn, and Zn
                Page 19
            Organic Matter
                Page 20
                Page 21
            Soluble salts
                Page 22
                Page 23
                Page 24
                Page 25
                Page 26
            Copper toxicity
                Page 27
    V. Analytical procedures for specialized soil tests
        Page 28
        A. Intensity and balance soil test
            Page 28
            Page 29
            Page 30
            Page 31
        B. Michigan greenhouse and potting media test
            Page 32
            Page 33
        C. Forest and forest nursery soil tests
            Page 34
            Page 35
            Page 36
    VI. Analytical procedures for the water test
        Page 37
        Page 38
        Page 39
        Page 40
    VII. Computerized soil test reports and standard fertilizer recommendations
        Page 41
    VIII. Quality control
        Page 42
    IX. Bibliography
        Page 43
        Page 44
    Appendix A
        Page 45
        Page 46
    Appendix B
        Page 47
        Page 48
    Appendix C
        Page 49
        Page 50
    Appendix D
        Page 51
        Page 52
    Appendix E
        Page 53
    Appendix F
        Page 54
    Appendix G
        Page 55
    Appendix H
        Page 56
    Appendix I
        Page 57
    Appendix J
        Page 58
    Back Cover
        Page 59
        Page 60
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