Agro Development & Agro Services / Soil Testing Laboratory
Soil Testing Laboratory
There are 17 essential elements (Nutrients) required by the crop for getting
optimum yield. Most of these nutrients are absorbed by the crop from the soil.
Hence Testing of soil is very much necessary to know which nutrient
(Fertilizers) are deficient in the soil and how much fertilizers are required
to add in the soil so that soil fertility can be maintained and farmer get more
production with minimum inputs.
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited is having a state of the art
Soil & Water Testing Laboratory established in1969 and providing Soil
testing (for Macro & Micro nutrient) & Irrigation Water testing
services. One Mobile Soil testing cum Audiovisual Van is also working &
providing services of Soil & Irrigation water testing at the doorstep of
the farmers and guide them regarding balance use of fertilizers, suggest
reclamation measure for saline and alkaline soil & also guide regarding use
of saline water by testing the quality of Irrigation water through computerized
GSFC is also providing Potable Water Testing Services for the people to know
the quality of their drinking water.