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Soil test for phosphate: New method of chemical analysis of soil for available phosphate is rapid and accurate


Frank T. Bingham, Division of Soils, in the Experiment Station

publication information

California Agriculture 3(8):11-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v003n08p11. August 1949.


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A new test for available phosphate in soils requires only standard laboratory equipment. It is rapid, economical and gives a better correlation with pot and field experiments than other extraction methods commonly used.

author affiliations

Frank T. Bingham is Senior Laboratory Technician, Division of Soils, in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.

author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1157.