Table 23. Fertilizers For Supplying Calcium

Calcium ContentLime Equivalent
In %In Lbs/TonLbs/Ton
Organic
Manure
Poultry manure - cage layer≤ 4≤ 80
Other manures0.2-0.44-8
Legume Hay1.428
Inorganic
Clam, oyster shells (approximate) 346801700
Wood ashes (approximate) 357001750
Calcitic limestone (approximate) 387601900
Dolomitic limestone (approximate) 255001900
Rock phosphate
Colloidal21420800
Hard rock336601200
Gypsum23460

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