Under what soil condition do you think a farmer would treat the soil of his fields with quick lime (calcium oxide) or slaked lime (calcium hydroxide) or chalk (calcium carbonate)?

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

When the soil becomes too acidic, it is treated with bases like quicklime (calcium oxide), slaked lime (calcium hydroxide), or chalk (calcium carbonate), to neutralize its acidity.
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 12:46:21