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Publication #SL131

Plant Tissue Test Form1

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

This document is the Plant Tissue Test Form (SL131) 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 Plant Tissue Test Form must accompany plant tissue samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. Analyses performed include N, P, K, Ca, Mg, B, Cu, Fe, Mn, and Zn. This service may only be used by commercial growers of Florida pecans and blueberries, or UF/IFAS Extension agents/specialists. Others may contact their county UF/IFAS Extension office regarding plant tissue analysis.



This document is SL131, one of a series of the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2005. Revised February 2009 and 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.