Fertiliser analysis

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As part of its services, AGES offers a wide range of possible analyses for fertilisers.
This includes both mineral fertilisers as well as organic fertilisers such as farmyard manure (manure, slurry and liquid manure), fermentation residues and compost or straw as well as other residues from crop production and animal by-products.

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Hands with fertilizer

As part of its services, AGES offers a wide range of possible analyses for fertilisers.
This includes both mineral fertilisers as well as organic fertilisers such as farmyard manure (manure, slurry and liquid manure), fermentation residues and compost or straw as well as other residues from crop production and animal by-products.

More information

Contact

Department for Soil Health and Plant Nutrition
Phone: +43 5 0555-34125
Fax: +43 5 0555-34101
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Dipl.Ing. Gerhard Burdicek
Phone: +43 50 555-34130
Mobile: +43(664) 88475517
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Department for Soil Health and Plant Nutrition
Phone: +43 5 0555-34125
Fax: +43 5 0555-34101
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Dipl.Ing. Gerhard Burdicek
Phone: +43 50 555-34130
Mobile: +43(664) 88475517
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Dipl.Ing. Erwin Pfundtner
Phone: +43 50 555-34112
Mobile: +43(664) 88607680
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Dipl.Ing. Norman Schlatter
Phone: +43 50 555-34116
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Dipl.Ing. Erwin Pfundtner
Phone: +43 50 555-34112
Mobile: +43(664) 88607680
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien
Dipl.Ing. Norman Schlatter
Phone: +43 50 555-34116
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien

Services offered

The following services can be requested

Analysis of nutrients and basic parameters

  • Total nitrogen (Kjeldahl or ultimate analysis)
  • Nitrate nitrogen, ammonium nitrogen, organically bound nitrogen, ureic nitrogen (urea)
  • Total contents, water-soluble fractions of the elements phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, calcium, sulphur and sodium
  • Phosphorus, potassium and magnesium oxide available in CAL and CAT in growing media
  • Dry matter, organic matter, total carbon
  • Determination of electrical conductivity (salinity) as well as of pH
  • Determination of sieve fractions

Further examinations

  • Plant compatibility test for growing media, compost, fertilisers, soil additives
  • Testing for viable seeds and parts of plants capable of sprouting
  • Macroscopic and microscopic examination of fertilisers and feed
  • Epidemiological analysis of pathogenic E. coli, Salmonella, Listeria, Campylobacter (in accordance with ÖNORM S 2204)
  • Quantification of E. Coli and Enterobacteriaceae
  • Identification test according to the Austrian Fertiliser Act (DMG) 1994
  • Determination of the amount in growing media and soil improvers (in accordance with ÖNORM EN 12580)
  • Consultations on fertiliser examinations
  • Evaluation and interpretation of test reports

Determination of heavy metals and other relevant inorganic harmful elements

  • Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, chromium(VI), copper, nickel, lead, mercury, zinc

Organic pollutants and radioactivity

  • Organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Determination of the total gamma radioactivity

Sampling

  • Sampling of fertilisers, soil additives, growing media, compost and fermentation residues

The tests are carried out in accordance with applicable European, international and Austrian (ÖNORMEN) standards. The scope of accreditation is listed on the website of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW).

Sample submission and prices

Samples may be forwarded by post or parcel services as well as submitted personally during the following times:

Monday to Thursday from 7.30am to 4pm
Friday from 7.30am to 3pm

Should you require a personal consultation or further information, please contact our experts any time between 7.30am and 3.30pm (daily).  

Sample submission

Department for Soil Health and Plant Nutrition
Phone: +43 5 0555-34125
Fax: +43 5 0555-34101
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien



Department for Soil Health and Plant Nutrition
Phone: +43 5 0555-34125
Fax: +43 5 0555-34101
Spargelfeldstraße 191
1220 Wien



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