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

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

Contact Information

DR. ERLINDA A. VASQUEZ
Director
PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
Telephone / Fax No.: +63 (053)563-7229 Trunkline: +63 (053) 565 0600 local 1063
Email: lindvasq@yahoo.com | philrootcrops@vsu.edu.ph
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