Rapid Routine Soil and Plant Analysis without Automatic Equipment Routine Soil Analysis

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1971
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Foster,H. L.
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During 1968 it became clear, that using the metJbods existing then, the Chemical analysis laboratories at Kawanda Research Station could not cope with the increased number of soil and plant s:amples requiring routine ,analysis. NelW methods were needed which would enable the limited number of staff to carry out a complete routine analysis (in:volving five or six determinations) on a minimum of 200 soil samples and 100 plant samples per week using the existing nonautomatic and Ilow-priced equipment. Furthermore, it was necessary to choose methods which gave similar results to the old methods, so that the new figures obtained could easily be interpreted in terms of previous data (particularly the comprehensive soil data for Uganda contained in the six soil survey memoirs of the Department of Agriculture
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, XXXVII (NO.2), p. 160-170