There are several nutrients in the soil that are essential for plants to grow. Soil tests evaluate the nutrient content of a soil and help determine the amount and kind of fertilizer / manure to be added. Without a soil-testing programme, crop yields can get drastically reduced.
The laboratory at CPREEC analyses soils from residential areas as well as agricultural fields. The following parameters are analyzed:
Texture class (Sand, Silt or Clay)
Water holding capacity