It should be kept dry until … The use of lime and gypsum as soil amendments can enhance crop production. Dry Lime – Dry lime is simply the ground limestone or dolomite in its pure, crushed form. The two types of material provide different outcomes in the soil profile which are important to differentiate to know when and where to best utilize these products. When considering using dry lime, you should keep in mind that the smaller the particle size, the faster the reaction with the soil will occur. Powdered lime: There are different types of powdered lime. Each uses a different type of agricultural spreader to evenly distribute lime at the surface where it can be tilled into the soil. Lime is usually sold in large bags or sacks. Merdeka Limes. Merdeka limes are a hybrid that has only been around since 2010. They are a cross between the Kaffir lime and the Kalamansi lime, and they are very fragrant as well. Liquid Lime – Liquid lime is comprised of 50% dry aglime and 50% water. What makes this type of lime so popular is the fact that they have little to no acidity and, therefore, taste great. The second type of liming material contains significant amounts of magnesium carbonate (MgCO 3) and is called “dolomitic lime.” If a soil is low in magnesium, dolomitic lime should be used; otherwise, calcitic lime can be used.