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di·a·to·ma·ceous

(dī'ă-tō-mā'shŭs),
Pertaining to diatoms or their fossil remains.

diatomaceous

/di·a·to·ma·ceous/ (di″ah-to-ma´shus) composed of diatoms; said of earth composed of the siliceous skeletons of diatoms.

diatomaceous

(dī″ăt-ŏ-mā′shŭs) [L. Diatomace(ae)]
Pert. to or consisting of diatoms or their fossilized siliceous remains.
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The total contents of N, P, Ca and K were reduced in the vermicomposting of sewage sludge and plant residues with the increase in the volumetric proportion of diatomaceous earth (Table 2).
The most important category of desiccant dusts for use in stored-product protection is diatomaceous earths (DEs) (Korunic 1998).
In contrast, the 3 remaining treatments, diatomaceous earth, kaolin clay, and Requiem, all resulted in significantly fewer eggs, feeding punctures, and total damage compared to the untreated control.
Thus, the efficiency of kaolin (with or without neem oil), compared with diatomaceous earth, on Z.
Diatomaceous earths (DE) are the fossilized remains of diatoms, composed mainly of amorphous hydrated silica, but also other minerals including aluminium, iron oxide, magnesium, sodium and lime.
The fragrance is quite subtile and the ultra-fine beads are natural diatomaceous earth - whatever that is
More than 400 tonnes of effluent diatomaceous earth sludge and paper dust waste from corrugated board manufacturing and printing processes at Smurfit Kappa Northampton is now being composted by Land Networks (Gainsborough) Ltd.
Presentations will be included on many different types of fillers, from flash calcined clays, diatomaceous earths and perlites, aluminas, natural fibers, titanium oxides, mica, wollastonite, pigments and glass foam to nanographite, POSS and nanocomposites.
Although the surface mc may rise to about 11%, application of Diatomaceous Earth (DEs) is effective in controlling mites in these circumstances.
The company notes that the system also eliminates the use of diatomaceous earth (DE) from beer production, removing the filtration and maintenance activities associated with diatomaceous earth systems.
It cleans and filters the oil without using chemicals or additives, nor is diatomaceous earth required.
Samples of the pool water and diatomaceous earth filter material from the swimming pool were collected and sent to the Minnesota Department of Health Laboratory for analysis.