Test soil EC at any time

Your plant needs adequate amount of nutrients for optimal growth. Testing soil EC is a quick, simple and inexpensive way to figure out, how much nutrient is actually available for your plant. Track the available nutrients, test your soil EC level at any time in few simple steps.

 

collecting soil to test soil EC

1. Collect samples of soil from the test area. (The soil should be taken from the same depth below the surface each time you test.) It is suggested to take at least two samples per test. The more samples, the more accurate the measurement will be. Take more samples around your plant and mix them. You will get a homogenous sample.

 

 

 

weigh out soil to test soil EC

2. Take the homogeneous sample. Weigh out 1 unit soil (100 g is recommended).

 

 

 

add water to soil to test soil EC

3. Add 2 unit (200 ml) distilled water to it.

 

 

 

 

stir soil sample to test soil EC

4. Stir the sample for 30 seconds.

5. Let it sit for 15 minutes.

 

 

 

filter soil sample to test soil EC

6. Filter liquid into clean cup.

 

 

 

test soil EC

7. Stir it again, then take your measurement with Adwa EC meter.
Hold the electrode in the sample min. 1 minute before the reading.

 

 


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