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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MONOGASTRIC AND RUMINANT ANIMAL DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MONOGASTRIC AND RUMINANT ANIMAL DIGESTIVE SYSTEM MONOGASTRIC ANIMAL RUMINANT ANIMALS Possesses only one stomach 1. Po...

effects of liming in agriculture



Liming

Liming refers to the process whereby calcium or magnesium containing compounds are added to the soil to reduce soil acidity.

Some common liming materials are:

(i) Limestone– CaCO3
(ii) Quicklime – CaO
(iii) Slaked lime – Ca (OH)2
(iv) Basic slag – Ca(OHSiO3)2
(v) Dolomite or calcite – Caco3MgCO3
(vi) Calcium bicarbonate – Ca(HCO3)2
(vii) Gypsum – CaSO3 2H30
(viii) Woodash – Ca(PO4)2Si)4
Generally, most crops perform well between pH range of 6 – 8.

Uses of Lime in Agriculture

Application of lime helps to maintain soil fertility in the following ways
(i) It helps to reduce or neutralize soil acidity.
(ii) Lime application helps to increase the activities of the soil living organisms
(iii) Liming makes nutrients like calcium and phosphorus more readily available for tissue development.
(iv) Liming also improves the soil structure.
(v) It also increases the availability of phosphates and molybdenumions.
(vi) Lime increases the rate of water percolation in clay soil
(vii) It reduces the toxicity of dissolved copper and manganese in the soil
(viii) It serves as additional sources of calcium for bone development in fish
(ix) It reduces turbidity in fish ponds through flocculation property.






HERE YOU WILL FIND EVERY AVAILABLE TOPICS ABOUT AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY. AND THE LINKS TO THEIR VARIOUS SOURCES.
1. DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE
2. IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE
3. SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE
4. COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE








1. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
2. DISEASES
3. 52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS

42. DEPT OF PLANTING
43. SPACING OF YAM
44. PLANTING DEPT OF YAM
45. STORAGE OF YAM
46. STAKING OF YAM
47. HARVESTING OF YAM
48. COWPEA
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49. FORAGE CROP AND PASTURE
50. FORAGE GRASSES
51. SILAGE
52. PASTURE
53. TYPES OF PASTURE
COMMON GRASSES AND LEGUMES
54. GRASSES
55. LEGUMES
56. ESTABLISHMENT OF PASTURES
57. 201. FORAGE PRESERVATION

78. APHIDS
79. WHITE FLY SEED BUGS
80. CASSAVA CULTIVATION
81. CASSAVA MEALYBUGS
82. VARIEGATED GRASSHOPPER

99. RUMINANT ANIMALS
100. THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
101. THE NEURONS
102. A SYNAPSE ACTION IMPULSE REFLEX ACTION VOLUNTARY ACTION
103. THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
104. PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
105. THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM MALE AND FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
106. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM OF BIRDS

127. ANIMAL NUTRITION
128. RATION
129. CONCENTRATE
130. ROUGHAGE
131. NUTRIENT SOURCES AND FUNCTIONS
132. CARBOHYDRATES
133. PROTEIN FATS
134. MINERALS
135. VITAMINS
136. FEEDING MECHANISMS IN HOLOZOIC ORGANISMS
137. TYPES OF DIETS
138. FATTENING OR FINISHING DIETS
139. LAYER DIETS
140. BALANCED DIETS
141.
147. RINDER PESTS
148.
149. BACTERIA DISEASES
150.
153. FUNGAL DISEASES