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Mandate/Mission

The Laboratory provides a variety of analytical and diagnostic agricultural and Environmental testing. It provides many services (extension; training; improving agricultural practices) for farmers and academic students and researchers.
A Laboratory's Quality Control (QC) Program is designed to assure the production of accurate, precise, and legally defensible data.
Main Analytical Services:
Soil Testing: as a management tool to help in decisions related to fertilizer applications. It provides a scientific basis for maintaining optimum soil fertility levels and protects against the expense and environmental hazards resulting from excessive fertilizer applications and other agricultural practices.
Drinking & Irrigation Water Analysis: for assessing water quality based on chemical and microbial contents.

Fertilizers: Quality and quantity control of imported fertilizers as official services.

Animal Waste Analysis (compost): for determining the nutrient content and other substances of animal waste as the initial step in utilizing the nutrients for crop production. 
Feed and Forage Analysis: provides extension services to diary and poultry industry such as proximate analysis for feed diets and concentrate formulation. 
Toxinogenic Fungi Analysis: Food Quality Control: detection of toxic fungi on food, detection of thier mycotoxins. Study of toxinogenic factors promoting fungi contamination of mycotoxins. 


 

Staff

(1) Researcher Dr. Georges Barbour
 (4) Researcher Assistant - (3) Technical Staff - (2) Support staff - (1) Administrator


On going projects

Quality Control on Schools Drinking Water in the Bekaa region: To evaluate the quality of drinking water in schools and give direction to the schools on the necessary advices. 

Quality Control on Domestic water Filters: To know the best kind of filters in order to have a good drinking water quality. 

Survey on the Quality and Purity of Commercial Bottled water: To evaluate the purity specially heavy metals and microbial contamination of commercial bottled water. 

Improvement in Grey Water Quality for Agricultural Reuse: Community-based interventions leading to safe and productive use of grey water for crop productions systems.  

 Analytical Instrumentation
Inductively Coupled Plasma-AE
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Gaz Chomatography - Mass Spectrometer

Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
Kjeldhal distillation and digestion
Flame Photometer
Ion Chromatography
Amino Acid Analyzer
Elemental Analyzer
Saccharimeter
Infratec Analyzer
pH measurements and ion selective electrodes Sample preparation: grinders, centrifuges, balances, titration units, vacs, rotary evaporators, hoods, laminar flow, incubators, and ovens

 


 

 
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