Crop Fertilization Based on North Carolina Soil Tests
Table 4.3 North Carolina limestone size requirements Lime Types Percent passing 20 mesh 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.