ISO 15685:2004

Soil quality -- Determination of potential nitrification and inhibition of nitrification -- Rapid test by ammonium oxidation

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.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2004-03
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 190/SC 4
    Biological characterization
  • 13.080.30
    Biological properties of soils

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