Soil pH Monitoring News

  • Cation exchange capacity analyzed for nursery pine bark substrates

    A new study contains valuable recommendations that can inform container nursery fertilization practices in the northeastern United States. In this region, most nursery substrates are comprised primarily of pine bark and sphagnum moss, with minor additions of other components such as compost, sand, gravel, and humus. According to the study authors, cation exchange capacity--an important factor ...

  • All Zero Valent Iron are not Created Equally

    Particle size:  The particle size of ZVI is the primary and the most important aspects in choosing a type of ZVI.  The reductive dechlorination of chlorinated compounds is a surface area mediated reaction, meaning that in theory, the greater the surface area, the more reactive a ZVI particle is.  For ...

  • Trends & Forecasts in Global Soil Treatment Market by Types and Geography to 2017

    The global soil treatment market research report highlights, the market size of the global soil treatment market both in terms of revenue and volume. The global soil treatment market revenue is estimated to reach the mark of $28.9 billion by 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2012 to 2017. Soil treatment market is valued for its benefits on the soil structure, nutritional profile ...


  • Worldwide Soil Treatment Industry Forecasts to 2017: Organic Amendments, Pest & Weed Control, pH Adjusters

    This report highlights the size of the global soil treatment market both in terms of revenue and volume. The soil treatment industry revenue is estimated to reach the mark of $28.9 billion by 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2012 to 2017. Soil treatment market is valued for its benefits on the soil structure, nutritional profile & biodiversity, and for its functional ...


  • Metrohm publishes new brochure Environmental analysis

    Metrohm is pleased to present a new brochure summarizing the company’s comprehensive offer for environmental analysis. Combining advanced instrumentation and application know-how, Metrohm provides solutions for the entire field of environmental analysis, i.e., water, soil, and air. Moreover, the brochure includes information on relevant norms and standard methods (ISO, DIN, EPA, ASTM) and ...


    By Metrohm USA Inc.

  • SGS soil testing lab in Voronezh has been accredited

    The Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology of the Russian Federation accredited the new agrochemical laboratory at SGS Vostok Limited, the Russian subsidiary of SGS, for technical competence and independence. The accreditation scope includes soils and crops (wheat, rye, barley, oats, maize, buckwheat, millet, pea, sunflower and rape). The accreditation certificate ...


    By SGS

  • Tumble motion shaker

    Whenever waste is handled or disposed, it is vital to evaluate any potential hazard both to humans and the environment. The main problem is the release of soluble components upon contact with water. Thus the analysis of representative waste samples is necessary and even defined by European Standards for waste acceptance criteria.In order to replicate conditions of the analysis for leachate water, ...


    By Gerhardt UK Ltd

  • Complete range of soil testing kits from Palintest

    Palintest, leaders in the supply of specialist water and environmental analysis equipment, have launched a complete new range of soil testing kits. The kits are designed for use 'in the field', and cover all levels of user requirement. The kits are tailored to cater for the needs of everyone from the keen gardener to the professional soil specialist: from a simple 'colour match' pH & lime ...

  • Organic soils continue to acidify despite reduction in acidic deposition

    Following the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1970 and 1990 acidic deposition in North America has declined significantly since its peak in 1973. Consequently, research has shifted from studying the effects of acidic deposition to the recovery of these aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Regional-scale studies have focused primarily on aquatic systems and while many of these ecosystems are showing ...

  • New – Complete range of soil testing kits from Palintest

    On-Site Analysis for Growing, Farming and Soil ManagementPalintest, leaders in the supply of specialist water and environmental analysis equipment, have launched a complete new range of soil testing kits. The kits are designed for use 'in the field', and cover all levels of user requirement.The kits are tailored to cater for the needs of everyone from the keen gardener to the professional soil ...

  • Climate change could worsen effects of pollution on plants

    Emissions from large point sources of pollution, such as heavy industry, have a detrimental effect on the plants growing in the local area. A new study suggests that predicted increases in global temperatures as a result of climate change may worsen the harmful effects of aerial pollution on plant diversity in susceptible areas. Researchers from Finland examined the effects of local, severe ...

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