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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The slight differences in dry mass seen in these two species in sterile soil, and the difference in direction of their response to the symbiosis, might be a reflection of their differences in habitat requirements (Bush & Van Auken 1997).
Concentrations of elements in tissues and soils are reported on a dry mass basis.
Energy density on a dry mass basis was similar to the value for fish eggs of 23.
BM, body mass (measured in milligrams ash-free dry mass); SDM, shell dry mass (measured in milligrams dry mass).
estimated dry mass at birth is calculated using the slope and constant from the regression between embryonic dry mass and stage of development.
Mean S concentrations, as percentages of dry mass, were 1.
There was no significant interaction between the treatment and the osmotic potential for root dry mass (Figure 3B); therefore, these results were evaluated separately.
5 grams of dry mass per liter (g-dm/L) of algae mass in a 36 hour period and more as time progressed.
1 scientific-research work (research carried out at least 750 national forest inventory permanent sample plots, the systematic Lithuanian territory; Artist of laboratory trials using the ISO standards, samples collected as follows: litter or herb plant nuokritu dry weight of the mineral soil density, organic soil mass - ISO 11272: 1998; samples prepared for chemical analysis according to ISO 11464: 1994; according to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025: 2005 accredited analytical laboratory samples determined total soil organic carbon - ISO 10694: 1995 (total organic carbon concentration provides samples Dry mass according to ISO 11465: 1993).