Manure/Compost/Fertiliser Test DescriptionS

MANURE/COMPOST/FERTILISER TEST DESCRIPTIONS

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Manure/Compost/Fertiliser Description of Test Methods Turnaround (working days) Amount of sample (kg) Price per sample (ex GST)
Carbon/Nitrogen
Ratio
Carbon to nitrogen Ratio 5 0.2 50
Manure/Compost
Suite 1
Moisture, Soluble Cl, Total (N, P, S, K, Ca, Mg, Na, Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe, B), Organic carbon, C/N ratio. 7 0.5 140
Manure/compost
Suite 2
Total (N, P, S, K, Ca, Mg, Na). 5 0.2 100
Manure/compost
Suite 3
Total (N, P, S, K, Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe, B). 5 0.2 100
Manure/compost
Suite 4
Total (N, P, S, K). 5 0.2 85
Manure/compost
Suite 5
Total (N). 2 0.2 50
Faecal
Manure
Crude protein and phosphorus. 5 0.2 65
AS4454 Composts Mulches and Soil Conditioners pH(H2O), EC, NH4, NO3, Total N, Bulk Density, Organic Matter/carbon, C/N ratio, Soluble PO4, Total P, B, Na %, Na, Ca, Mg, K CEC, DTPA Trace Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe & B, Wettability, Toxicity, NDI, Permeability, Particle Size Grading, Moisture Content, Visual Contaminants, Heavy Metals(As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Hg, Pb, Se, Zn) and Residues (organo-chlorines & PCB). 10 6 475
Gypsum
fertiliser
Analysis of calcium and sulphate percentage. 7 0.1 100
Lime
Fertiliser
Analysis of calcium carbonate percentage. 7 0.1 100
NPSK
Fertiliser
Analysis of NPSK percentages. 7 0.1 150
Unknown
Fertiliser
Confirmation and analysis of nutrients present. Full test: Moisture, Soluble Cl, Total (N, P, S, K, Ca, Mg, Na, Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe, B). 7 0.1 180
Heavy
Metals
Total or dissolved arsenic, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, iron, lead, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, selenium and zinc. 5 0.1 40