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guano

the white nitrogenous dried excrement, high in uric acid content, that is produced by birds and reptiles. Guano is a valuable fertilizer and has been extensively harvested from guano bird (cormorant) colonies in South America.

guano

compacted droppings of birds or bats used as fertilizer; a known carrier of disease, e.g. histoplasmosis.
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The environmental investigation at the bridge was also limited by the amount of bat guano that was available for retrieval from a discarded dismantled bridge beam.
Thick accumulations of bat guano were also observed there, spilling from the cleft opening, but as this face was in direct sunlight it was very dry and only three live adult flies were observed, just within the cleft.
Kirk-Spriggs // bat guano washed / from rock fissure // Puparium extracted / from guano: 1.
Bat guano was held at 4[degrees]C during transport (<48 h), resuspended in 2 mL phosphate-buffered saline, and subjected to centrifugation at 6,000 x g for 5 min.
Guano and exotic droppings include bat guano, which typically has an N-P-K rating of 10-3-1, the highest nitrogen content of the amendments we list.
Bat guano is sold for use as a fertilizer in several countries, including Thailand, Indonesia, Mexico, Cuba, and Jamaica.
Now--I really am such a geek--I keep a jar of bat guano in my office.
On this occasion a large number of flies were collected (including the unknown females) and immature stages were sampled in bat guano that had washed out of the rock fissure.
Execution of works relating to the protection of bats summer positions involving roofing repairs ie replacing roofing sheet galvanized sheet copper, titanium-zinc or slate stone and replacing the roof truss elements that are in poor condition as well as the execution of works related to the installation of wood platforms bat guano, foil and spray beams of the roof truss.
Male sperm packages look as if they could be nutritional bonanzas in dry caves where the insects otherwise rely on bat guano and the occasional carcass, Yoshizawa says.
liquid fish products, bat guano and seabird guano) of the fertilizers had < 1% NH[sub.
A large colony of bats clearly had lived there for a long period based on the thick coating of bat guano on the joists and the ceiling.