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What Does Your Soil Analysis Mean

Soil Salinity

Try Test Package STP.2

"Elevated soil salinity and sodium decreases yield and ultimately can destroy the soil. Evaluate soil with STP.2 package. Utilize recommendations for appropriate Gypsum application and-or leaching to minimize problem." "

Information To Deal With A Problem

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Analysis ExplainationspH evaluates acidity/alkalinity of the soilOrganic MatterEc a TDS indicate the salinithy of the soilCEC - Cation Exchange Capacity - nutrient holding abilityGypsum - applied to ovecome excess Sodium accumulating in soilSodium Adsorption Ratio - Evaluates the amount of Sodium relative 
	   to the combined amounts of Calcium & Magnesium. Value above 5 requires remediation.Nitate -  the major nitrogen source taken up by plantsPhosphate - a plant required soil macronutrientPotassium - a plant required soil macronutrientSulfur - a plant required soil macronutrientChlorideCarbonatesSodiumCalcium a plant required macronutrientMagnesium a plant required macronutrientBoronCopper a plant required micronutrientIron a plant required micronutrientManganese a plant required micronutrientZinc a plant required micronutrientBase Saturation - proportions of elements based on a total amounts of Potassium, Sodium, Calcium & Magnesium