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'The effect of eating fruits ripened with calcium carbide can be immediate.
In addition, the reaction of calcium carbide with water is exothermic and thus accelerates the hydration of cementitious materials (thereby affecting their slump values).
The specimens in the present work were prepared by mixing the expansive soils with the industrial wastes including iron tailing sand and calcium carbide slag.
The officials said the government has also established 34 ripening chambers along with banning the use of calcium carbide.
It didn't take long before chemical analysis showed that Willson's residue was calcium carbide and the gas liberated on reaction with water was acetylene.
Calcium carbide (CaC2) is a well-known source of acetylene and ethylene gases.
In general, calcium hydroxide (Ca[(OH).sub.2]) of the carbide waste is generated from the reaction between water (H2O) and calcium carbide (CaC2) as;
The potential of paint coated calcium carbide (PCC) as a potent source of soil-applied ethylene was examined in improving different morpho-phenological, physiological and yield attributes in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.).
The factory employs calcium carbide to hasten the ripening process of bananas.
It is produced in the USA versus acetylene which is made from calcium carbide imported primarily from China and other countries.
The warehouse, designed to house dangerous and toxic chemicals, was storing mainly ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate and calcium carbide at the time of the blasts, according to police.
Police said it mainly held ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate and calcium carbide at the time of the blasts.