Other analyses

Laboratory analysis is often the only certain method to determine nutritional requirements of a crop or to identify if it is suffering from a nutrient deficiency.

Wide range of analyses

The laboratory is equiped and accedited to conduct a wide range of analyses including individual and specialist analyses.

Petiole Analysis

Potato petiole

NO3, P, K, Mg, Ca, Mn, Zn, S, B

Vine petiole

N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn

Forage Analysis

Feed value grass silage

DM, pH, D-value, NH -N, ME, Sugars, C.P, Ash, 3 NDF, Oil A, Acetic Acid, n Butyric Acid, Tot Ferm Acids, Lactic Acid

Feed value maize silage

DM, pH, D-value, NH -N, ME, Sugars,C.P., Ash, 3 NDF, Starch, Oil A, Bypass Starch, Acetic Acid, n Butyric Acid, Total Volatile Fatty Acids, Lactic Acid

Feed value fresh grass

DM, CP, NDF, Buffer Index, NO3-N, ME, D-Value, Sugars

Hay/haylage

DM, CP, D-Value, ME, Ash, Oil B, NDF, Sugar, Digestible Energy

Whole crop

DM, CP, D-Value, ME, Ash, Oil A, NDF, Starch, pH, NH3 -N, Acetic Acid, n Butyric Acid, Lactic Acid

Feed analysis

Animal feed

Oil, Fibre, Ash, C.P., D. M

Compost analysis

Full compost

P, K, MG, PH, CA, MN, B, CU, FE, ZN, S, NO3N, NH3N, EC, NA, CL, HCO3

Basic glasshouse compost

P, K, Mg, pH, Lime Req. E.C., NO3, + NH3

Total nutrient content compost

N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, Na, B, CU, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn, DM

Grain analysis

Grain N:S ratio

N, S, NS ratio

Grain broad spectrum 

N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Zn

Fruit & fruitlet analysis

Late season fruit

Ca, Mg, P, K, B, Zn, N

Early season fruitlet

Ca, Mg, P, K, B, Zn, N

Water analysis

Water/nutrient solution

Ca, Mg, Mn, Cu, Fe, Zn, B, K, Na, Mo, P, S, NO3+ NH3, HCO3, pH, EC, Cl

Borehole solution

Ca, Mg, Mn, Cu, Fe, Zn, S, NO3, pH, EC, Cl, Total Alkalinity, Turbidity, Nitrite, Al, Pb, Hardness, F, Coliforms, E Coli, TVC @ 22ºC, and 37ºC

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Related publications

Our Analytical Team have written a series of useful analytical buletins and other publicatons.

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