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U-1785 Combination Soil Test Kit

LaMotte Combination Soil Test Kits

Combination soil test kits offer simplified methods for determination of available nutrients found in agricultural soils. Kits are supplied in lightweight carrying cases with components mounted in removable foam trays. Colorimetric test methods are used for most test factors. Both sets are similar with U-1785 testing pH, macronutrients, humus, calcium and magnesium and U-1786 additionally testing 7 micronutrients. Complete refill packages are available for both kits.

Each kit includes all the required reagents and accessories for performing 50 tests on each soil factor, 100 pH tests, complete instructions, a 60 page soil management handbook containing general interpretation of test results for determination of lime and fertilizer requirements and a simplified procedure for screening nitrates, phosphorous and potassium in plant tissues. A pad of report forms is also included.

U-1785 Combination Soil Test Kit

The following tests can be performed. For refill kit, specify U-1785R.

Test Factor
Range No. of Tests
pH 3.8 to 9.6 pH 100
Nitrate Nitrogen 10 to 150 lb/acre 50
Phosphorus 10 to 200 lb/acre 50
Potassium 100 to 400 lb/acre 50
Humus (organic matter) 1.5 to 8% 50
Calcium 150 to 2,800 ppm 50
Magnesium 5 to 150 ppm 50

Shipping Weight: 24 lb (11kg); 1 cu. ft.

U-1786 Complete Combination Soil Test Kit

This is same as U-1785 with the addition of reagents and apparatus to test the following micronutrients in addition to the 7 along with pH shown under U-1785. For refill kit, specify, U-1786R.

Test Factor
Range No. of Tests
Ammonia Nitrogen     5 to 150 ppm 50
Manganese 4 to 40 ppm 50
Aluminum 5 to 125 ppm 50
Nitrate Nitrogen 1 to 50 ppm 50
Sulfate 50 to 2,000 ppm      50
Chloride 25 to 500 ppm 50
Ferric Iron 5 to 125 lb/acre 50

Shipping Weight: 27 lb (112kg); 1.4 cu. ft.

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