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Commercial Sod Test Form1

Rao S. Mylavarapu, William d'Angelo, and Nancy Wilkinson2

This document is the Commercial Sod Test Form used by the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The sheet provides details about how to collect samples and testing fees. To download the form, visit

The Commercial Sod Test Form must accompany samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The test is designed to estimate the nutritional needs of Florida sod grown under commercial conditions. Analyses performed can include a Standard Soil Test (pH, P, K, Ca, and Mg), pH and Lime Requirement, and a Micronutrient Test (Cu, Mn, Zn).



This document is SL393, one of a series of the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date November 2013. Reviewed July 2017. Visit the EDIS website at


Rao S. Mylavarapu, professor, Department of Soil and Water Sciences; William d'Angelo, lab manager, UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Lab; and Nancy Wilkinson, assistant manager, UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Lab; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.