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Plant Tissue

Plant Tissue


A ‘Snapshot In Time'

Plant tissue analysis offers a precise measurement of the nutritional status of a plant at the time the sample was taken. When tissue testing is used in conjunction with a soil analysis, it can provide information on what nutrient levels are most critical and how best to correct them.

The value of tissue testing

  • Indicates the nutritional status of plants
  • Identifies deficiencies and toxicities before the plant exhibits physical symptoms
  • Offers information important for adjusting and fine-tuning product applications
  • Ability to troubleshoot specific problem areas
  • Provides a mechanism for optimizing yield quality and efficiency

Sampling Guide

Plant tissue analysis can be performed on leaf samples and/or petiole samles, and should be a routine part of every crop producer's nutrient management program.  Remember, a good plant analysis relies on proper sample collection. 

Field Crop Sampling Chart Click here

Pictorial Sampling Guide Click Here

Information Sheet

Simply fill-out and print an information sheet to include with your samples. Please enter all essential information and include a completed info sheet with each sample shipment.     

Plant Tissue Sample Submittal Form
Click Here

Corn Stalk Nitrate Analysis Submittal Form Click Here

2015 Corn Plant Tissue Trends Click Here

Testing Options

  • Routine Plant Tissue (Ag & Specialty Crops)
  • Potato Petiole Tissue & Nitrate
  • Corn Stalk Nitrate

Technical Bulletins

Stalk Nitrate Analysis Click Here