alimentacion-animal

ANIMAL FEED

Quicklime is used to produce calcium soap to manufacture additives and derivatives for animal feed.

biocidas

BIOCIDES

Both calcium oxide and calcium hydroxide are used to manufacture biocides for animal hygiene, to treat purines and bird waste.

enmiendas

SOIL CONDITIONERS

Both quicklime and hydrated lime are used to produce calcium soil conditioners, which are used to improve the physical, chemical and biological properties of the soil and regulate acidity, porousness and biological activity.

fertilizantes

FERTILIZERS

Lime is added to fertilizers as a source of calcium, which is an essential nutrient for proper development of agricultural land, plants and crops.

obtencion-compost

COMPOSTING

Adding hydrated lime during the composting process has significant benefits: on one hand, we are adding a source of calcium, which is food for the organisms that carry out the composting process, and, on the other, we regulate the pH level. The action of the microorganisms is at its best with a neutral pH level.

tratamientos-fitosanitarios

PHYTOSANITARY TREATMENTS

The benefits of copper as a fungicide for plants has been widely proven.  It is applied using Bordeaux mixture, which is copper sulfate and hydrated lime or quicklime.  The lime neutralizes the mixture and helps it adhere to the leaves of the plant.

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