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Reverse Lime Rate Calculator

This web app calculates the estimated soil pH resulting from application of a particular amount and source of agricultural lime. Estimates are relevant to results from the Clemson University Soil Testing Laboratory, which uses the Adams-Evans buffer method. ( for more)

Soil Inputs

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Lime Inputs

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RNV input mode:


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RNV calculated as CCE x FF

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Estimated pH Result

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Resulting Soil pH:

APA Citation:
K.R. Kirk. (2022). Reverse Lime Rate Calculator. Clemson University Precision Agriculture. Retrieved from

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