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headerLaboratory of Analytical Chemistry

Potato Research Institute Havlíčkův Brod, Ltd. Dobrovského 2366, CZ-580 01 Havlíčkův Brod, 
phone: +420 569 466 217, e-mail:

Main activities:

  • solution and cooperation in solution of research projects
  • basic chemical analyses of plant material with respect to evaluation of genetic resources and initial breeding material
  • consultancy, publication activity and oral presentations

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Research activities

  • isolation and determination of inulin content in Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus, L.)
  • determination of glucomannan content in natural raw material and commercial products

Services offered

  • gravimetric measurement of dry matter resp. moisture
  • determination of total nitrogen based on Kjeldahl
  • determination of reducing sugars – titration
  • determination of starch based on Ewers
  • determination of nitrates – ISE
  • microwave mineralization of plant samples
  • spectrophotometric determination of P in mineralized sample
  • Mg, K, Zn, Mg, Fe determination in mineralized sample – AAS
  • starch isolation from potato tuber and determination of amylosis/amylopectin content

Ing. Dagmar Šimková, Ph.D.

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