The Soil and Irrigation Water Laboratory has recently been established from what was previously known as the Agricultural Services Laboratory (ASL). The Laboratory is situated at the Agricultural Research and Development Centre at Għammieri (Marsa) and now forms part of the Plant Health Directorate.
The aims of the Soil and Irrigation Water Laboratory include:
The provision of laboratory services for soil and irrigation water testing;
The performance of diagnostic analysis in conjunction with research programs in soil and irrigation water; and
The assistance to the farming community and the general public in soil and water use.