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Container Media Test Form

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

This document is the Container Media 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 https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/SS/SS18500.pdf.

The Container Media Test Information Sheet is the form that must accompany samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The test is designed for estimating the nutritional needs of Florida grown plants under intensive management typical of container plant production. Analyses performed are pH, electrical conductivity, Nitrate-N, P, K, Ca, and Mg. Specialized interpretation of the test results is required. This test is not appropriate for agronomic situations or for home vegetable or flower gardens.

Publication #SL134

Date: 1/1/2020

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    About this Publication

    This document is SL134, one of a series of the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2005. Revised February 2009, November 2013, and December 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 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.

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