SOILMATE  ASSOCIATED LABORATORY FERTCARE SYSTEM ACCREDITATION COMPLIANCE
   
   
  THE SOILMATE SYSTEM IS USED BY CUSTOMERS  WHO HAVE A REQUIREMENT TO ADHERE STRICTLY TO THE FERTCARE  ACCREDITED SYSTEM  GUIDELINES FOR ASPAC LABORATORY PROFICIENCY WHEN SELECTING A LABORATORY SERVICE WHILE OTHER DON'T. THIS DOCUMENT PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF LABORATORY COMPLIANCE WITH FERTCARE SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS AND QUEENSLAND REEFWISE LABORATORY REQUIREMENTS ACCORDING TO ASPAC PROFICIENCY  RESULTS FOR 2015 (http://www.aspac-australasia.com,  ACCESSED 21/12/2015).
   
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   Note: The information contained  in this document in no way reflects BPC the endorsement of any individual laboratory. Users are encouraged to  als consider  other important  services selection criteria when selecting a laboratory.
   
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ASPAC 2015 Certification                  
  Fertcare Accred. Syst.                
Soil Analyte Requirement  CSBP NALS SGS EWEnviroag APAL EAL Nutrilab AgVita
1. pH(w) 1:5 or pH(CaCl2) 1:5 C
2. Nitrate-N (H2O and KCl) C
3. Extractable P (Colwell, Bray,BSES, Olsen) C
4. Organic carbon C
5. Exchangeable potassium or Extractable potassium C
Compliance - Compulsory 4 of 5
6. Exchangeable calcium O
7. Exchangeable magnesium O
8. Exchangeable sodium O
9. Exchangeable aluminium O
10. Total nitrogen O
11. Ammonium nitrogen O
12. Phosphorus Buffering Index (Unadj, Colwell, Olsen) O
13. Extractable sulfur O
14. Electrical conductivity (w) 1:5 O
15. Chloride  O
Compliance - Other 8 of 10
Total soil analytes (min 12)  
Overall Fertcare  Standard Compliance   YES YES
Overall Reefwise Requirement Compliance (missing essential test) NO , P(BSES) YES NO , P(BSES) NO , PBI NO, PBSES NO, PBI YES NO , P(BSES)
    x x x x x x x x
ASPAC 2015 Certification                  
  Fertcare Accred. Syst.              
Plant Tissue Analyte Requirement  CSBP NALS SGS EWEnviroag APAL EAL Nutrilab AgVita
1. Nitrogen % Comp
2. Phosphorus % Comp
3. Potassium % Comp
Compliance - Compulsory 3 of 3
4. Sulfur % Opt
5. Sodium % Opt
6. Magnesium % Opt
7. Calcium % Opt
8. Chloride % Opt
9. Copper mg/kg Opt
10. Zinc mg/kg Opt
11. Manganese mg/kg Opt
12. Iron mg/kg Opt
13. Boron mg/kg Opt
14. Molybdenum mg/kg Opt
Compliance -  Other 7 of 11
Total  Plant Analytes (min 10)  
 Overall Fertcare  Standard Compliance  
    x x x x x x x x