Ground-up limestone, rich in calcium carbonate, that is spread on pasture and added to soils to increase the pH of the soil. It also provides a source of calcium and improves the uptake by plants of major plant nutrients.
Agricultural lime is a term used for limestone, dolomitic limestone, quicklime or hydrated lime products that are applied to soil in order to neutralise soil acidity and increase yield. In addition, the essential mineral for plant growth calcium and in the case of dolomite, calcium and magnesium, are released into the soil structure.
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