Lime

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1. Materials containing calcium and magnesium used to neutralize soil acidity and to supply calcium and magnesium as plant nutrients; aids in soil granulation; decreases soluble iron, aluminum, and manganese, and aids in decomposition of organic matter. Lime materials include limestone, shell, marl, slag, and gypsum.

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Lime application truck and lime pile in background.
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