Soil Testing

Soil and Water Testing Laboratory was established in the year 2004-05 to cater the needs of farmers of united Nalgonda district of Telangana State. Regular trainings and awareness camps are being conducted in the KVK adopted villages and other villages of Suryapet district. Soil health cards have been designed specific to the crops of the districts and are being issued to the farmers from the year 2014 onwards. The laboratory is equipped to analyzing N,P, K, PH and EC of soil samples and PH, EC, K, Na and SAR for water. On an average 750 samples are analyzed every year. The equipment available with the soil-testing laboratory are:

  •  Spectrophotometer
  •  Flame Photometer
  •  pH meter
  •  Conductivity bridge
  •  Electronic balance
  •  Chemical balance
  •  Water distillation still
  •  Kjeldahl digestion and distillation units
  •  Shaker
  •  Refrigerator
  •  Oven
  •  Hot plate
  •  Grinder