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calcareous

 [kal-kar´e-us]
pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kā'rē-ŭs),
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

/cal·car·e·ous/ (kal-kār´e-us) pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.

calcareous

[kalker′ē·əs]
Etymology: L, calcar, spur
pertaining to calcium or lime.

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kar'ē-ŭs)
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

Chalky. Containing, or pertaining to, calcium or lime.

calcareous

  1. pertaining to organisms growing on a substrate containing calcium carbonate such as limestone grassland, chalky soil.
  2. containing lime or calcium carbonate.

calcareous

chalky

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kar'ē-ŭs)
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.
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Microfauna characteristics: The foraminiferal fauna is characterised by abundant calcareous benthic species, dominated by Gavelinella, Ammobaculites, Praebulimna, Tritaxia and abundant Nodosariids.
2014), accurate characterisation of P-containing minerals in calcareous fertilised soils will aid the understanding of P behaviour and availability for agricultural crops.
The lowermost Ragavere Formation (Torremagi Member) is fine-grained, bioclastic wackestone and the upper part (Piilse Member) is composed of calcareous (lime-) mudstone (cryptocrystalline limestone).
The Bruce Peninsula National Park is much larger (15,600 ha plus Flower Pot Island in the Fathom Five National Marine Park instead of 2915 ha), it was examined by 30 lichenologists instead of one (with some assistance from others), it is further away (~ 120 km northwest), and it has a greater number of mesohabitats, such as calcareous cliffs on the coast and in the forests, alvars, and two different coast lines, on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay (Parks Canada, 2010; Brodo et al, 2013).
2003) evaluated how the use of sodium bicarbonate, Rumensin and Acid Buf[R] (a product derived from calcareous algae) affects ruminal characteristics and feed intake of feedlot cattle and found similar results to those reported in this study.
Positive effects of B application to canola under calcareous soil conditions are reported (Nadian et al.
Key words: Coal-derived humic acid; nutrients; growth; sunflower; calcareous soil.
Medium grained Dolomitic Calcareous Sandstone Facies (MF2): This facies is 4.
The unit found in the upper Paleocene to middle Eocene is clayey calcareous sediments interbedded with volcanic ash.
Kevin Willenborg, winemaker for Vina Robles, said the defining characteristics of the Paso Robles terroir are the high diurnal temperature variance (as much as 50[degrees]F) and very limited soil nutrients in the generally calcareous, high-pH soil that controls the natural vigor of Cabernet vines.
His 40-year career has been devoted to well-conceived research programmes for optimizing crop nutrition through balanced and efficient fertilizer use, applicable to the world's calcareous soils.