ASTC utilise a range of soil samplers including:
– 2 inch 1m and 2 m stainless steel sample tubes and petrol driven hammer (pictured).
– 108 mm stainless steel deluxe holecutter (cup hole change).
– 50 mm and 15 mm stainless steel soil corers.
– turf doctor tool (230 x 230 x 120 mm).
A core sample is taken to investigate plant heath, thatch and root development, identify if anaerobic conditions are present, look at drainage and sub-surface drainage (problems) within the root zone.