Soil Sample Preparation for Pesticide Analysis

June 3, 2016
Dr. Tanja Hanke

Spectroscopy

Preparing soil samples for pesticide analysis is a crucial step in ensuring the safety of all consumers. Typical soil samples for analysis are often a heterogeneous mix that are unable to be directly analyzed; thus, the handling and homogenizing of the sample must conducted with the proper tools and techniques in order to obtain a reproducible and meaningful result.