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Phosphorus Index Test Form

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

This document is the Phosphorus Index Test Form used by the UF/IFAS Extension Analytical Services Laboratories. The sheet provides details about collecting samples and testing fees. To download the form, visit https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/SS/SS59600.pdf.

The Phosphorus Index Test Form must accompany soil samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. This form allows for the following tests:

  1. Standard Soil Fertility Test and Phosphorus Capacity Index Test (pH, lime requirement, K, Ca, and Mg)
  2. Phosphorus Capacity Index Test (Mehlich-3 extraction method) [pH, P, Al, Fe (capacity index of soil)]

Publication #SL394

Date: 8/29/2019

    • Program Area: Plant Systems
    Fact Sheet

    About this Publication

    This document is SL394, one of a series of the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date November 2013. Revised August 2019. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu for the currently supported version of this publication.

    About the Authors

    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.

    Contacts

    • Rao Mylavarapu