Simplified procedures for routine soil analyses.

Published online
01 Jan 1977
Content type
Journal article
Journal title
Journal of Applied Ecology

Tomlinson, P. R. & Beckett, P. H. T. & Bannister, P. & Marsden, R.

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A schedule of simplified procedures for soil analysis is presented which enables over 100 prepared soil samples to be analysed for soluble salts, carbonates, pH, organic matter, exchangeable Ca, Mg and K, cation exchange capacity, coarse sand, fine sand, silt and clay in twenty days. Full analytical instructions are available from the authors. The schedule is suitable for ecologists and others who need to analyse large numbers of samples. The formats presented are suitable for input to a computer.

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