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Nutrient Testing Form for Bahia Pastures1

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

This document is the Nutrient Testing Form for Bahia Pastures 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 Nutrient Testing Form for Bahia Pastures must accompany samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The test is designed to estimate the nutritional needs of Florida bahiagrass pastures grown by producers. The following tests are available using this form:

1. Standard Soil and Tissue Test (pH, lime requirement, P, K, Ca, Mg)

2. Standard Soil Test (pH, lime requirement, K, Ca, Mg, and P test value only)

3. pH and Lime Requirement

4. Micronutrient Test (Cu, Mn, Zn)



This document is SL395, one of a series of the Soil and Water Science Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date: November 2013. Visit the EDIS website at


Rao S. Mylavarapu, professor, Department of Soil and Water Science; 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.