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Services Not Offered by the UD Soil Testing Program

Below are listed services that the Soil Testing Program does not offer. Guidance is given to organizations that may provide testing of these materials.

 

Pesticides / Herbicides

The UD Soil Testing Program does not offer tests of soil for pesticide or herbicide contamination. Check your local yellow pages or search the internet for environmental testing laboratories.

 

Oil / Gas

The UD Soil Testing Program does not offer tests of soil for oil or gasoline contamination. Check your local yellow pages or search the internet for environmental testing laboratories.

 

Drinking Water Testing

Delaware Public Health Laboratory: http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/lab/watertesting.html

 

 

 

Manure, Fertilizer Testing

Delaware Department of Agriculture: http://dda.delaware.gov/agcompl/index.shtml

 

 

 

Synthetic Organics (PCB, PAH, etc.)

The UD Soil Testing Program does not offer tests of soil for synthetic organics contamination. Check your local yellow pages or search the internet for environmental testing laboratories.

 

Plant Disease

The Plant Diagnostic Clinic at the University of Delaware accepts plant samples showing signs or symptoms of disease. The Clinic is housed in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Delaware in Newark , and operates as a function of Delaware Cooperative Extension. Web site: http://extension.udel.edu/ag/plant-diseases/

 

 

 

Plant Pest Identification

The University of Delaware Extension Service website lists information on various plant pests. Web site: http://extension.udel.edu/ag/insect-management/

 

On-Site Soil Tests (Septic Systems)

The UD Soil Testing Program does not offer testing of soil for septic systems. Check your local yellow pages or search the internet for businesses offering septic systems soil testing.

 

 

 

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