ISO 15685:2004 specifies a rapid method for the determination of the potential rate of ammonium oxidation and inhibition of nitrification in soils. This method is suitable for all soils containing a population of nitrifying microorganisms. It can be used as a rapid screening test for monitoring soil quality and quality of wastes, and is suitable for testing the effects of cultivation methods, chemical substances and pollution in soils.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 2004-03
Edition : 1Number of pages : 8
Technical Committee:Biological characterization