Soil test for phosphate: New method of chemical analysis of soil for available phosphate is rapid and accurate
AuthorFrank T. Bingham
Author AffiliationsFrank T. Bingham is Senior Laboratory Technician, Division of Soils, in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 3(8):11-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n08p11. August 1949.
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.
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