dry mass


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dry mass

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dry weight

the mass or weight of biological material dried at 105 °C until no further water loss takes place. Because water content varies considerably between individuals, dry weight is the most commonly used method of assessing weight in plants and animals. See BIOMASS.
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Thirty days after planting, the following variables were measured: survival of cuttings (SC) in %,number of rooted cuttings (RC) in %, root length of cuttings (RLC) in cm, number of buds per cutting (NBC), leaf dry mass (LDM) in mg, root dry mass (RDM) in mg, and total dry mass (TDM) in mg.
After removing the cotyledons, the epicotyl and root + hypocotyl fractions of every experimental unit were dried in a forced air oven (at 80[degrees]C for 24 hours) to determine the epicotyl dry mass (EPDM) and root + hypocotyl dry mass (RHDM).
Data collection: Data for individual genotypes were collected at harvest 6, 9 and 12 MAP for the following traits: fresh storage root yield (t/ha), dry mass yield (t/ha), shoot mass (t/ha), number of storage roots per plant, storage root length (cm), plant height (cm), plant height at first branching (cm), harvest index, root dry mass content (%), starch content (%), root diameter (cm) and levels of branching.
It was hypothesized that small, sexually immature mussels would be more effective for rehabilitation in terms of survival and percentage increase in dry mass than large, sexually mature mussels due to their different energetic priorities.
The plant dry mass was influenced by N doses, however, it did not show a significant difference between the species (Figure 2A).
0 g of the muscle sample in infrared balance (Shimadzu MOC63U) and expressed as a percentage of the tissue mass; then the protein as percentage of dry mass (%Pdm) is calculated with the equation 2.
210, SEMIA929 and SEMIA6437 stimulate root dry mass of sudan grass.
The mammalian eye lens continues to grow until death (Smith 1883, Krause 1934, Augusteyn 2007a) and hence the dry mass of the eye lens has commonly been used to estimate the age of mammalian species (Lord 1959, Dudzinski and Mykytowycz 1961, Dapson 1980, Mysterud and 0stbye 2006, Augusteyn 2007b).
It was observed that 100 g of the dry mass of the spirogyra give 7.