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Manjula V. Nathan
Soil Testing and Plant Diagnostic Service Laboratory

Soil testing is a process or a group of processes used to estimate the ability of a soil to supply plant nutrients or support plant growth. Soil test results enable evaluation of the fertility status of soil represented by a sample. This guide explains the process of taking a soil sample as well as the tools necessary to do so.


  • Soil
  • Soil sample
  • Soil testing
  • Fertilizer
  • Lime
  • Nutrients
  • Testing
  • Plant


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