This information pertaining to plant analysis was written for use in Georgia and may not be applicable in other states.

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Plant Analysis Handbook for Georgia

C. Owen Plank, Extension Agronomist - Soil Testing & Plant Analysis, Retired
David E. Kissel, Director, Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories


Introduction to Plant Analysis

Purpose and Use

Nutrient Content of Plants

Interpreting a Plant Analysis Result

Plant Analysis as a Diagnostic Tool

Data Logging Using Plant Analysis

Interpretation and Recommendation By Crop

Agronomic Crops

Horticultural Crops

Commonly Found Nutrient Concentration Ranges

Guidelines For Collecting Leaf And Plant Tissue For Plant Analysis

Plant Analysis Submission Form