Collecting Soil Samples:

Please compile a composite soil sample(s)      (0-15cm deep) of five sites per sample with no more than 500g per sample.

Samples should be stored at room temperature and should reach our laboratory within 5 days.

Submission of Soil Samples:

Courier address:

Department of Microbiology

JC Smuts building, 3rd floor, Room A330

Van der Byl street



(021) 808 5807

Kindly complete the Sample Submission Form


In the case of a person, please attached a copy of your ID, address and provide us with a telephone number.

In the case of a company:  please include a letterhead of your company with the company registration, VAT number, address and contact number.

Contact Us:



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J.C. Smuts Building, 3rd Floor, Room A330, Department of Microbiology, De Beer Street, Stellenbosch, 7600
(021) 808 5807, 084 501 7012,