Plant tissue testing provides essential information concerning plant use of nutrients vital to their growth. These simplified field tests for green plant tissue indicate whether growing plants are receiving adequate amounts of available nutrients from the soil. All tests give qualitative results for the specific nutrients. By comparing test results from healthy and problem plants, it is possible to pinpoint deficiencies or excessive nutrient conditions.
Includes tests for ferrous and ferric iron, zinc, copper, manganese, and boron. Each test is made from the sap of plant tissues, which is extracted by squeezing the tissue with pliers. Comparative tests are made between a healthy plant and a similar one showing deficiency symptoms. "Spot" tests indicate presence or absence only. Reagents for 50 tests each factor.