Microbiological analyses

Microbiological analyses provide information on the hygiene of soil conditioners, such as the occurrence of salmonella and the concentration of the indicator bacterium Escherichia coli.

The laboratory of the Microbiology Unit serves as the official laboratory for the control of fertiliser products as referred to in the Fertiliser Regulation, the By-product Act and the Fertiliser Product Act and for the own-check of plants as referred to in the By-product Act. The laboratory also provides an analysis service for a charge.

Contact person

  • Satu Hakola, Senior Researcher,  tel. 040 524 1974