Agronomic Services — Soil Testing
Mehlich Buffer Acidity
Table 2. North Carolina limestone size requirements Lime Types % Passing 20 Mesh % Passing 100 Mesh Ground dolomite * 90 35 Calcitic or marl 90 25 Suspended dolomitic 100 80 Pelletized dolomitic § 90 35 * All dolomitic lime must contain a minimum of 6.0% magnesium.
§ Pelletized lime must be manufactured in a manner that will cause it to slake down when in contact with water.
Pelletized lime has the same neutralizing value as regular agricultural lime.
SOURCE: NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division.