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COB

Abbreviation for Coordination of Benefits.

cob

1. a short-legged, thickset, strong type of horse, usually 13.2 to 14.2 hands high but not more than 15.2. Useful as a light cart horse or for riding as a means of transportation and for heavyweight riders wanting a steady rather than a flashy ride. Produced by mating polo pony stallions to carriage or light draft horses.
2. the central stem of a cob of corn (3); common as a cause of esophageal and intestinal obstruction in dogs.
3. male swan.
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Although corncobs were stored with higher moisture content because of the difficulty of standardization during drying, at three months, the kernels had the lowest moisture content among all types of storage, but from then on, the moisture content increased.
Little information regarding the use of corncobs versus wheat straw as dry roughages in animal feeding is available.
Mohammed Irshad Ali, an Indian expatriate, said he goes to the parking area at GNP Hospital to purchase a corncob.
Corncobs have a heat value twice that of forest residue and have very specific fusibility characteristics.
Paddy straw, wheat straw; mungbean straw, cotton waste, sugarcane bagasse, corncobs and corn stovers were collected from the local farms while cotton waste was collected from ginning factories located near Multan The mushroom growing rooms consisted of iron cum plastic racks with 3 stages in each row.
The current issue of the journal Weed Technology (of all things) discusses tests conducted on six plantings of field corn over two years The tests sought to discover if applications of corncob grit propelled by compressed air could be an effective form of weed control.
Corncobs and kernels were not well preserved in the humid tropical forests between Central and South America, including Panama, the primary dispersal routes for the crop after it first left Mexico about 8,000 years ago.
The stove draws air underneath and mixes it with hot air from the fire - it takes just three or four sticks or corncobs to cook an entire meal - and there's complete combustion and no smoke," Hughes said.
In microbial xylitol production from corncobs the cobs are first bydrolysed to produce xylose from hemicelluloses by acid hydrolysis and the corn cob hydrolysate is then used as the medium for xylitol production by xylose utilizing organisms [17].
Armed with corncobs as a result of Warduff's cunning plan, the animals soon see off the menacing fox.
Furan is a natural thermosetting resin from carbonizing corncobs.