This method determines the amount of chloride in botanical materials using a water extraction and analysis by ion chromatography with conductivity detection. The method has a detection limit of 0.01 %.
Sample amount requested: 5 g (to allow for moisture determination)
Questions concerning limited sample size can be answered by the UC Davis Analytical Laboratory.
Jones, J. B. 2001. Laboratory Guide for Conducting Soil Tests and Plant Analysis, pp. 227-228.
Dionex Application Note 154, Determination of Inorganic Anions in Environmental Waters Using a Hydroxide-Selective Column.