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Plant, Soil & Entomological Sciences

Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Phone: 208-885-6274

Fax: 208-885-7760

Email: pses@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/pses

Directions

Mailing Address:
1693 S 2700 W
Aberdeen, ID 83210

Phone: 208-397-4181

Fax: 208-397-4311

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/aberdeen

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Mailing Address:
1904 E. Chicago Street, Suite AB
Caldwell, ID 83605

Phone: 208-459-6365

Fax: 208-454-7612

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/caldwell

Directions

Physical Address:
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 45
606 Rayburn Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2337
Moscow, ID 83844-2337

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/iaes

E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science building

Mailing Address:
1776 Science Center Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Phone: 208-529-8376

Fax: 208-522-2954

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/idaho-falls

Idaho Falls Research and Extension Center

Mailing Address:
3793 North 3600 East
Kimberly ID 83341-5076

Phone: 208-423-4691

Fax: 208-423-6699

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/kimberly

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Mailing Address:
29603 U of I Lane
Parma, ID 83660-6699

Phone: 208-722-6701

Fax: 208-722-6708

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/parma

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Mailing Address:
315 Falls Avenue East
Twin Falls ID 83301

Phone: 208-736-3600

Fax: 208-736-0843

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/twin-falls

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Laboratory Analyses Procedures

For more information concerning the topics below, please contact Anita Falen at afalen@uidaho.edu.

  • Standard and Dilution Making Protocol
  • Bromide Determination with the Lachat
  • Chloride by Mohr Agrentometric Method
  • Melanic Index (MI)
  • Loss on Ignition (LOI)
  • Iron Oxide Paint - Indicator of Reduction In Soil (IRIS) tubes
  • Collection and Preparation of Soil Monoliths
  • Soil Nitrate and Ammonium Nitrogen Methods
  • Available Soil Phosphorous and Potassium using the iCAP-ICP
  • 1:1 pH and 1:2 CaCl2 pH

  • Bulk Density (BD) of Soil Clods using Saran Resin
  • Water Retention by Pressure Plate Extraction
  • Atterberg Limits
  • HOBOware Water and Temperature Data Transfer

  • Soil Sample Preparation
  • Soil Texture Classes
  • Particle Size Distribution (PSD) - Centrifuge
  • Particle Size Distribution (PSA) - Centrifuge, silts separated
  • Particle Size Distribution (PSD) - Pipette
  • Particle Size Distribution (PSD) - Coulter Counter

  • Extractable Cations and Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)
  • Exchangeable Hydrogen

  • Sodium Pyrophosphate (Pyro) 
  • Sodium Citrate, Bicarbonate, Dithionite (CBD)
  • Ammonium Oxalate (AOD) and ODOE
  • Tiron Dissolution

  • Clay Identification Using X-ray Diffraction
  • Operation of the Siemens D5000 Diffraktometer Instrument
  • Sand Preparation for Optical Mineralogy

  • NaF pH
  • New Zealand Phosphorus Retention
  • Phosphorus Isotherm 
  • Exchangeable Acidity and Aluminum
  • Exchangeable Aluminum 

  • iCAP-ICP Daily Operation Procedure
  • Operation Manual for the FIAlab Instrument

Plant, Soil & Entomological Sciences

Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Phone: 208-885-6274

Fax: 208-885-7760

Email: pses@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/pses

Directions

Mailing Address:
1693 S 2700 W
Aberdeen, ID 83210

Phone: 208-397-4181

Fax: 208-397-4311

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/aberdeen

Google maps

Mailing Address:
1904 E. Chicago Street, Suite AB
Caldwell, ID 83605

Phone: 208-459-6365

Fax: 208-454-7612

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/caldwell

Directions

Physical Address:
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 45
606 Rayburn Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2337
Moscow, ID 83844-2337

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/iaes

E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science building

Mailing Address:
1776 Science Center Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Phone: 208-529-8376

Fax: 208-522-2954

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/idaho-falls

Idaho Falls Research and Extension Center

Mailing Address:
3793 North 3600 East
Kimberly ID 83341-5076

Phone: 208-423-4691

Fax: 208-423-6699

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/kimberly

Google Maps

Mailing Address:
29603 U of I Lane
Parma, ID 83660-6699

Phone: 208-722-6701

Fax: 208-722-6708

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/parma

Google maps

Mailing Address:
315 Falls Avenue East
Twin Falls ID 83301

Phone: 208-736-3600

Fax: 208-736-0843

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/twin-falls

Google maps