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dry matter

plant or animal tissue residue after it has been heated to a constant weight and all of the moisture in the sample has been driven off by gentle heat.

dry matter basis
a method of expressing the concentration of a nutrient or poison in a feed, by expressing its concentration in terms of the dry matter content.
dry matter intake
the feed intake, usually per day, expressed in terms of its dry matter content.
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Energy values for copra expellers (CE) and palm kernel expellers (PKE) fed to pigs (1) Ingredient [beta]-Mannanase (U/kg) CE PKE 0 2,400 0 2,400 As-fed basis DE (kcal/kg) 2,873 2,879 2,905 2,851 ME (kcal/kg) 2,772 2,802 2,781 2,701 Dry matter basis DE (kcal/kg) 3,238 3,246 3,137 3,079 ME (kcal/kg) 3,125 3,159 3,003 2,917 Ingredient RMSE p-value Ingredient Enzyme Ingredient x enzyme As-fed basis DE (kcal/kg) 264 0.
Analysis was done on dry matter basis following the standard procedure of the A.
We came here seven years ago when it was 270 acres and set up for 100 cows, and we bought various blocks of land and last year a neighbouring farm, so we now own about 550 acres and rent another 600 acres and there are two farmers who grow crops for us on contract - maize and silage - which we buy on a dry matter basis.
Based on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requirement of 15 billion gallons by 2015, the industry production on a dry matter basis will be +/- 41.
Supplement dry matter intake was calculated by the follow equation: DMI = S - O, where DMI = supplement dry matter intake, S = amount of supplement and O = amount of orts, in dry matter basis.
The total phenolic content, individual phenolic profiles and total antioxidant capacity on a dry matter basis were not significantly different between the fresh and dried samples of the apple genotypes tested.
In bait 2, protein concentrate (PC; 15% to 30% dry matter, on a dry matter basis >90% protein whereof >50% collagen/gelatin) was added as an attractant in addition to the meals mixture used in bait 1.
Hyperaccumulation was originally used to describe plants that take up Ni to concentrations greater than 1000 mg/kg on a dry matter basis.
Dry matter intake was monitored over this period by measuring daily consumption and correcting to a dry matter basis by drying a sample of 100 g at 100[degrees]C for 24 hrs.
Annually, High Plains currently produces approximately 180,000 tons of distiller's grains, stated on a dry matter basis.
Crude protein was determined using micro-kjeldahl method, whereby the percentage nitrogen was calculated on a dry matter basis.
The data are presented on a dry matter basis as mean [+ or -] SD and sample size (number of distinct plant parts).