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Glyphosate (Roundup) Screening

Glyphosate (Roundup) Screening

The soil glyphosate screening assesses glyphosate and its breakdown product, AMPA, to determine their presence and levels in soil. This test helps monitor contamination, ensuring environmental safety and assessing potential impacts on microbial activity. It aids in sustainable land management and agricultural practices by identifying glyphosate residues.

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Report includes:

  1. Graphs, data analysis.
  2. A 15-minute phone consultation with one of our soil scientists.

This soil test is designed to detect the presence of glyphosate, a commonly used herbicide renowned for its efficacy in weed control. Additionally, it also detects AMPA (aminomethylphosphonic acid), which is a breakdown product of glyphosate resulting from microbial activity in the soil. By detecting both glyphosate and its breakdown compound, the test provides comprehensive insights into the herbicide residues present in the soil, aiding in informed agricultural practices and environmental management strategies.

Sampling instructions

1. Using a clean bucket and a shovel, collect three samples to a depth of 6 inches in random spots in the defined area*. Avoid sampling when soil is very wet.

2. Break up any clods of soil, remove rocks, stones, sticks and plant matter, and thoroughly homogenize soil together in the bucket.

3. Take out one cup of soil and place into plastic bag and label with a sample ID (i.e., Stevie's front yard), type of test, and order number (found in order confirmation email).

4. Purchase your test on our website and send sample to Alluvial Soil Lab, 201 E Center St, Ste 112 #3083, Anaheim, CA 92805 using any postal carrier of your choice.

Turnaround time is typically between 8 and 11 business days. Results will be sent via email.

*To ensure a comprehensive soil assessment in your land, it's recommended to take one composite soil sample for every 1,000 square feet of garden space. This composite sample is created by collecting smaller soil samples from different locations within the 1,000 square feet area, allowing for a representative analysis of the soil's characteristics.

**Always wear gloves, mask, or other necessary PPE while collecting samples from potentially contaminated soils.

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Test includes:
Glyphosate, AMPA

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    As a professional in the field I very much appreciate the timely and detailed report, along with skilled follow up communications. I will certainly use Alluvial Soil Lab's services again.

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