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Pine Nursery Soil Test Form1

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

This document is the Pine Nursery Test Form used by the UF/IFAS Extension Analytical Services Laboratories. The sheet gives details about collecting samples and testing fees. To download the form, visit

The Pine Nursery Soil Test Form must accompany samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. Analyses performed includes soil organic matter, pH, lime requirement, and Mehlich-3 extractable P, K, Mg, Ca, S, Cu, Mn, and Zn. This service should only be used by Florida commercial growers.



This document is SL132, one of a series of the Department of Soil and Water Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2005. Revised September 2007, February 2009, November 2013, and August 2019. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.


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.