liming(redirected from Liming (disambiguation))
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limingthe addition of calcium compounds to the soil, producing three main effects:
- the provision of the major element calcium,
- the neutralizing of acid soils,
- the promotion of flocculation (clumping) of clay particles into larger crumbs, so as to encourage aeration and drainage.
addition of lime to a pasture or crop field as a fertilizer and soil conditioner.