FAS offers a comprehensive leaf sampling package for all crops including macadamias, avocados, maize, fruit and vegetables.
Leaf sampling should be a routine part of crop management. It can be used to establish how effectively nutrients from the soil are being taken up, whether they are present in the crop in the correct balance, and whether there are any problems that need to be addressed.
What We Offer
Cost Per Sample
Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulphur, silicon, zinc, manganese, copper, iron – (If insufficient material exclude silicon).
R242.00 (VAT incl)
Sampling Procedures for Specific Crops
Be careful not to contaminate the leaf samples by contact with fertiliser or used fertiliser bags. Leaf samples should not be kept for long periods in an airtight bag or container, or they may start going mouldy.
Citrus type cultivars:
Leaf sampling periods: