​Plant tissue analysis is the primary tool in nutrient management. It is used to discover nutrient deficiencies in plants and as a guide to the efficient use of nutrients in growing healthy crops. Please refer to the Reference Sufficiency Ranges for Plant Analysis in the Southern Region of the United States for sampling guidelines and a general interpretation of results.

Send sample(s), the Plant Tissue Analysis Information Sheet​​,* and the appropriate fees to the Soil, Plant and Pest Center (see address and fee information on the Plant Tissue Analysis Information Sheet). Fees can also be paid by credit card using the secure UT Institute of Agriculture eMarketplace site. Click here to pay online.

Sample Fees:

Please refer to the Soil, Plant and Pest Center Fee Schedule​.* The fees are effective January 2, 2017.
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