buffering capacity

buffering capacity,

n the body's ability to neutralize the acids that play a role in the demineralization of teeth; may be enhanced by eating firmly textured foods, which improve chewing and stimulate the flow of saliva.
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The buffering capacity of whole-plant wheat was determined, as described by Playne and McDonald (1966).
Liquid sodium hydroxide is used to add buffering capacity for the biological nitrification processes.
Part of fresh silage after opening the silos was separated for analysis of pH, titratable acidity (TA) and buffering capacity (PT) by the method described by Silva and Queiroz (2002).
Phosphorus fertilizer requirements vary not only with the plant species but also with the buffering capacity of the soil (Sarfaraz et al.
The pH buffering capacity of a soil has been shown to be a good indicator of the potential for ammonia losses from applied urea; that is, losses decrease as buffer strength increases (Ferguson et al.
The salivary diagnostic tests available chair-side today evolved from a laboratory method developed by Ericsson for measuring the buffering capacity of saliva electrometrically.
The aim of this paper was to establish a relationship between phosphate buffering capacity and time in the presence of specifically sorbed anions like bicarbonate and silicate.
Additional keywords: soil acidification, cropping systems, nitrogen, no till, chemical characteristics, buffering capacity.
In areas with unreliable Internet connection, local data storage is secured by skylog's substantial data buffering capacity.
The buffering capacity was measured according to Van Slyke with some modifications (Slyke, 1922).