dry matter

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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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Heat stable amylase was used in this analysis as well as sodium sulphite that helped an NDF and ADF finally to be expressed on a dry matter basis including residual ash.
After the adaptation period, the animals were weighed and randomly distributed into the facilities and treatments, which consisted of levels of substitution of cornmeal for mesquite pod meal in proportions of 0; 25; 50; 75 and 100% on the dry matter basis.
The average percentage of digestibility on dry matter basis in cows of G-1 G-2 and G-3 was 73.
Nutritive value (%) of six grass species at 50% flowering on dry matter basis (averages of three replications and two cuttings).
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.
Traits are as follows: fodder yield production on dry matter basis per unit area, fodder yield production in each plant, percentage of digestive dry matter (DMD), crude protein (CP), carbohydrate and finally land equivalent ratio (LER).
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.