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Agronomic Services — Soilless Media Analysis

Kristin A. Hicks, Ph.D., section chief
Media analysis (using the saturated media extract procedure) helps growers fine-tune their fertilization programs for container crops grown in soilless media by enabling them to monitor changes in electrical conductivity, pH and nutrient levels.
Soilless Media Reports
and Explanatory Information

Report Search (PALS)
Sample Turnaround Times
Understanding the Soilless Media Report

Sampling Soilless Media

Soilless Media Sample Information form
Sampling for Soilless Media Analysis

Soilless Media Sample Analysis Methodology Plant/Waste/Solution/Media Analytical Procedures
Sample Containers Sample containers are not provided by NCDA&CS. Submit 1–2 quarts of a representative sample in a sealed plastic bag.
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Last Update October 1, 2015



NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837