Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)


ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Darbe, P.O. Puttur, Dakshina Kannada-574202 Karnataka (www.cashew.res.in)
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Nitrogen/Protein analyzer
Make                                   : Pelican
Model                                  : KEL PLUS – CLASSIC DX VATS (E)
Specification   :It is used for estimation of Nitrogen or Protein

Click to ViewKEL PLUS – CLASSIC DX VATS is a fully automatic instrument for determination of nitrogen/protein in soil, plant, water samples etc. as per Kjeldahl method

  Working Principles
Click to ViewThe nitrogen in different forms in soils, plant samples and water is estimated by distilling with alkali and the ammonia released is trapped in boric acid and determined by titration with acid.

  Applications
  User Instructions
For estimation of nitrogen/protein content in soil, plant, fertiliser, manure and water. Qualitative and quantitative data can be provided, All sample should be homogenous. Samples should not be toxic or hazardous. Soil samples are to be dried and sieved as per the requirement of analysis. Plant samples be dried and ground.

  Contact Us
Contact No. 08251-231530
Email Id Shamsudheen.M@icar.gov.in

  Nitrogen/Protein analyzer Charges
Procedure Name
Industry
University
National LAB/R&D
Remark
Nitrogen or Protein content in samples not requiring digestion (eg. soil)
500
500
500
Per sample
Nitrogen or Protein content in samples requiring digestion (eg. plant/manure)
1000
500
1000
Per sample

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "Director, ICAR Unit- DCR, Puttur"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "Director, ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Darbe (PO), Puttur 574202, Dashina Kannada, Karnataka"