Collecting Soil Samples:

Please compile a composite soil sample(s) (0-15cm deep) of five sites per sample with no more than 200g per sample.

Samples should be stored at room temperature and 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 form and send it with the samples or via email: Sample Submission 2024


In the case of a person, please attach 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 information of financial person.

Contact Us:

J.C. Smuts Building, 3rd Floor, Room A330, Department of Microbiology, De Beer Street, Stellenbosch, 7600
(021) 808 5806/7;