Micronutrient Testing Laboratory

Micronutrients are required in very little amounts. Out of 16 elements Iron, Zinc, Boron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Copper & Chlorine although required in very little amount, their importance for the growth of the plant is no way less than those of major elements. Due to deficiency of these minor elements leaves, branches and fruits may not grow properly grown and they may even affect the fruits quality as well as production. These elements also help in development of hormones, enzymes, chlorophyll and in the absorption of major elements. Number of diseases and disorder also caused by deficiency and or toxicity of micronutrient.

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kheda was established the Micronutrient Testing Laboratory in year 2010-11. The laboratory provide the service to farmers community to analysis of micronutrient i.e. Iron, Zinc, Manganese, Copper in soil as well as in plant samples.

♦ Soil Sample quantity required for testing : 500gm
♦ Time required for Testing : 7 days
♦ Report comprises soil properties and Integrated Nutrient Management Schedule
Developed By : Pallav.Mandal & Ramashish Nishad(Gujarat Vidyapeeth)