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Chapter 6 – Fertility, No. 11, Spring 1987
Wheat Response to Lime on Acid Soils
Increasing acidity in the surface foot of soil is reducing yield potential of cereal and legume crops in northern Idaho...
Published in The Ohio State University Extension Bulletin 760
Jay W. Johnson and Don Myers
1. How long does it take for lime to work?
The length of time that it takes for lime to neutralize soil acidity depends upon the type of lime used. Liming materials differ widely in their neutralizing powers due to variations in the percentage of calcium and/or magnesium and impurities (silt, clay, etc.) contained in the...
Published by the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc., February 2002
by Jeff Ball
How long does it take for lime to work?
Since water is required for lime to react with the soil, effects of a lime application will be slower in a dry soil. It often takes a year or more before a response can be measured even under perfect conditions. However, a response may be observed within weeks of the application when soil...
By Gordon Johnson and Hailin Zhang
Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, May 2003
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Published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, March 2003
Soil acidity can reduce crop production by directly affecting roots and changing the availability of essential nutrients and toxic elements. Liming can neutralize soil acidity, but several factors can affect the economic benefits of liming.
Martha Mamo, Soil Scientist
Charles S. Wortmann, Nutrient...
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