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Agrochemical Research Laboratory

Director Prof. Dr. habil. Gediminas Staugaitis, staugaitis@agrolab.lt, +370 37 31 15 61. All staff

Research topics

  • Effect of mineral fertilisers and soil improvers on yield and quality of agricultural crops and on the properties of soil
  • Changes in soil agrochemical and physical characteristics as influenced by natural and anthropogenic factors, their intensity and causes
  • Diagnostic methods of plant nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other element nutrition and  environmental pollution
  • The use of farmyard manure, composts, sewage water, and digestate for fertilization in compliance with environmental protection requirements
  • Search for methods for soil properties’ representation on digital maps and application of these methods in practice. Mapping of soil richness in different nutrients; preparing of soil fertilisation and liming plans. Advisory service
  • Long-term monitoring of the changes in soil agrochemical properties – pH, mineral nitrogen, mineral sulphur, mobile phosphorus and potassium content, in agricultural soils of Lithuania. Preparation of fertilisation recommendations for agricultural producers
  • Search and mastering of new laboratory techniques. Laboratory services: soil, plant, fodder, food, drinking water, waste, ash, sewage, fuel tests; air filter, mineral and organic fertilisers, soil improvers, plant protection products quality tests
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