Soil and Water Testing Laboratory, Mianwali

  • The Judicious use of fertilizers according to the requirement of a crop and variety is very essential to attain better crop production and economic  use of resources
  • Our farming community is not familiar to the nutriment  requirement of their crops and fertility status of their soils
  • The alarming increase in the prices of the fertilizers is also a main reason for inefficient and improper use of  fertilizers
  • Salinity / Sodicity  problems are the major causes of low crop production in the country
  • Only  soil test is a correct method for estimation of the nutrient supplying power of soil and to diagnose its problems
  • Soil testing  has a vital role towards the mapping of soils
  • In the light of above facts, one Soil & Water Testing Lab. Was established by the Punjab Government in each district


To asses the fertility status of the soils to analyse the water for its suitability for irrigation.


  • To test the soil samples and to recommend proper dose & kind of the fertilizers for economic crop production
  • To  suggest measures to control the salinity and sodicity
  • To analyze water for its suitability for irrigation
  • To carry out the research work or any other project activities assigned by the department

Research Activities

Advisory Services

  • Site specific fertilizer/amendments recommendations.   
  • Reclamation of problem soils.
  • Accessing water quality and nutrient status for advisory services to farmers.

Ext. Service 2.0 Project

Under this project, soil samples from the farmers, fields of whole distt. (Mianwali) are collected by the agri. Ext. Wing & analysed in this office  for preparation of Soil Health Cards.

Contact Us

Senior Scientist
Mobile: 0333-41991263
Address: Soil & Warer Testing Laboratory