Analytical & Research Services

CA-ASC Analytical Services Laboratory

The laboratory chemical analysis for soil samples, plant tissue, water samples, guano and organic fertilizers. It can also do physical analysis, provide fertilizer recommendations, and evaluate soil fertility. It serves a wide group of clientele which includes government institutions, private companies and individuals, farmers and students.

LOCATION

3F, Rm. 340, Agronomy-Soils-Horticulture Building
Soils and Agroecosystems Division
Agricultural Systems Cluster
College of Agriculture
UPLB, College, Laguna

CONTACT PERSON

Adolita C. Gabriel
Position: Laboratory Analyst
Designation: University Research Associate I

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone Nos: (049) 536 - 2423
Fax Nos: (049) 536 - 2405
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SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT

  1. Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  2. Flame Photometer
  3. Spectronic 20 Spectrophotometer
  4. Analytical Balance
  5. Digital Burette
  6. Distilling Apparatus

SCHEDULE OF FEES

Name of Test
or Procedure
Cost
(in Peso)
A. SOIL SAMPLE ANALYSIS
1. Sample preparation 80.00
2. Routine analysis 520.00
a. pH 80.00
b. Organic matter 210.00
c. Available phosphorus 115.00
d. Exchangeable phosphorus 115.00
3. Total Nitrogen 270.00
4. Cation exchange capacity 375.00
5. Exchangeable Sodium 115.00
6. Exchangeable Salcium 170.00
7. Exchangeable Magnesium 170.00
8. Trace elements (Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn) 280.00 (cost is for one element per sample only)
9. Exchangeable Aluminum 210.00
10. Sulfate 170.00
11. Chloride 270.00
12. Lime Requirement 170.00
13. Conductivity 170.00
B. PLANT TISSUE ANALYSIS
1. Ashing 270.00
2. Total Nitrogen 270.00
3. Total Phosphorus 90.00
4. Total Potassium 80.00
5. Total Calcium 270.00
6. Total Magnesium 270.00
7. Trace elements (Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn) 270.00 (cost is for one element per sample only)
C. WATER ANALYSIS
1. pH 80.00
2. Chloride 135.00
3. Sodium 80.00
4. Potassium 80.00
5. Calcium 270.00
6. Magnesium 270.00
7. Trace elements (Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn) 270.00 (cost is for one element per sample only)
D. GUANO AND ORGANIC FERTILIZER ANALYSIS
1. Sample Preparation (Solution A) 500.00
2. Total Nitrogen 270.00
3. Total P2O5 135.00
4.Total K2O 135.00
5. Total Calcium 270.00
6. Total Magnesium 270.00
7. Trace elements (Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn) 270.00
E. PHYSICAL ANALYSIS
1. Texture 270.00
2. Waterholding Capacity 130.00
3. Bulk Density 210.00
4. Particle Density 210.00
5. Moisture Content 80.00