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Author(s):Anonymous
Title:Following up on gypsum vs. calcium sulfate anhydrite solubility rates (and what it means for you)
Source:Pace Highlights. February 2010, p. 2.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:San Diego, California: PACE Turfgrass Institute
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Calcium sulfate; Comparisons; Dissolution rate; Gypsum; Soil modification; Solubility
Abstract/Contents:Compares the solubility rates of gypsum and calcium sulfate anhydrite, hypothesizing that with more time to penetrate soil, the anhydrite products may "gradually catch up" to applied gypsum. Outlines a laboratory test in which the solubility rates of the two products were measured, and concludes that "the bottom line still continues to be that the rate at which anhydrite products solubilize is very slow, so that even more than two weeks after putting the anhydrite products in water, there was still much less soluble calcium available for use in sodium management, as compared to the gypsum products."
Language:English
References:0
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Anonymous. 2010. Following up on gypsum vs. calcium sulfate anhydrite solubility rates (and what it means for you). Pace Highlights. p. 2.
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