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

ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Darbe, P.O. Puttur, Dakshina Kannada-574202 Karnataka (
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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.

  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.

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Contact No. 08251-231530
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  Nitrogen/Protein analyzer Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D
Nitrogen or Protein content in samples not requiring digestion (eg. soil)
Per sample
Nitrogen or Protein content in samples requiring digestion (eg. plant/manure)
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"