Services Offered & Price Schedule

    1. Soil Analyses 2. Water Analyses
    A. Chemical Analyses P/sample                                                   P/sample
         pH in H2O   P 50.00      pH   P 50.00
         pH in CaCl2   P 60.00      Total Hardness   P 100.00
         Moisture content   P 75.00      Nitrate N   P 200.00
         Avail. Phosphorus   P 150.00      Nitrite N   P 100.00
         Total Nitrogen   P 150.00      NH4-N   P 150.00
         Organic Carbon   P 150.00      Phosphate   P 150.00
         Ammoniacal N   P 100.00      Turbidity   P 100.00
         Nitrate N   P 100.00      Trace elements   P 200.00/element
         Cation exchange capacity   P 200.00      (Cu, Zn, Cd, ni, Pb)  
         Extractable Sulfate   P 200.00 3. Plant Tissue Analyses
         Extractable aluminum   P 200.00 A. Proximate
         Exchangeable bases        Total N   P 150.00
              Calcium (AAS)   P 100.00      Ash   P 75.00
              Magnesium (AAS)   P 100.00      Crude fat   P 100.00
              Potassium (AAS)   P 100.00      Crude fiber   P 150.00
              Sodium (AAS)   P 100.00 B. Total Carbohydrates        P 200.00
         Trace elements   C. Minerals  
         (Cu, Zn, Pb, Ni, Mn, Fe, Cd) AAS   P 200.00      Total Ca, K, Mg, P   P 200.00/element
         Instrumentation only   P 100.00 D. Trace elements  
    B. Physical Analyses      (Cu, Zn, Cd, Fe, Mn, Ni) ASS   P 200.00/element
         Soil Texture    P 150.00     Instrumentation only   P 100.00
         Water holding capacity    P 100.00 E. Total Chlorophyll   P 200.00
         Bulk & particle density    P 100.00    
    Note: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Student and farmer's rate is 20% less than the standard rate.

    About PhilRootcrops

    The Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops) is a government research, development and training institution for root and tuber crops: cassava, sweetpotato, taro, yam, yambean, arrowroot and other rootcrops.
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    Vision, Mission & Goal

    Creating wealth, enhancing health, improving lives through roots and tubers
    To provide the national leadership in formulating and implementing strategic root crop research and development programs that can reduce poverty and food insecurity
    To generate and promote root crop innovations and information that can improve the lives of stakeholders along the root crop value chain.

    Contact Information

    PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
    Tel No. | Fax No.: (+63)(053)563-7229
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