Soil and Plant Laboratory Inc.
organic, inorganic and wet chemistry laboratory

Analytical Services

The following is an abbreviated list and includes our most requested services. For pricing or our full fee schedule, please contact us.

Soil Analysis:

A01: Basic fertility package. pH, salinity, sodium and the five soluble and exchangeable major nutrients.
A05-1: Appraisal package. A01 plus sulfate, boron, sodium, USDA texture, organic matter content. A05-2 includes micronutrients also.
A06-0: Physical properties of soilless mixes. Air space, readily available water, water holding capacity.
A17: Complete fertility package. A01 plus sulfate, boron and DTPA-extractable micronutrients.
A20-1: USDA particle size appraisal.

For the soil analysis form, download this PDF file:

Word Soil Submittal Form

Leaf Tissue Analysis:

A66: Total major and micronutrients.

For the plant tissue analysis form, download this PDF file:

Word Plant Tissue Submittal Form

Organic Amendments/Composts:

A09: Non-composted amendments. Sieve analysis, available nutrients, organic content, estimated C/N ratio, bulk density, pH, salinity, sodium, moisture content.
A91: Compost evaluation. A09 plus total nutrients and chloride.

For the compost analysis form, download this PDF file:

Word Compost/Amendment Submittal Form

Water Analysis:

A71: Irrigation suitability. Major and micronutrients, pH, pHc, conductivity, bicarbonate, molybdenum, aluminum and fluoride.
A73: Fertilizer in water. Major and micronutrients, pH and conductivity.
A74: Fertilizer in water. A73 plus bicarbonate.

For the water analysis form, download this PDF file:

Word Irrigation water sample submittal form


P01: Disease diagnosis on plant tissue samples.
P02: Plant parasite nematode identification and count from soil.

For more information, download these two PDF files (Acrobat Reader required):

PDF Disease sampling instructions
PDF Disease sample submittal info

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Soil and Plant Laboratory, Inc.
4741 East Hunter Ave. · Suite A · Anaheim, CA 92807
(714) 282-8777 · Fax (714) 282-8575