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dry weight

the weight of material remaining after removing the water (for example, after heating above 100°C).

dry weight

The body weight of a person after ideal hemodialysis, i.e., of a patient in renal failure who has neither edema nor high blood pressure.
See also: weight

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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Interactive effects of salinity and N on the fresh and dry weights of shoots and roots were observed in this study (Table 1), indicating that salinity does not have the same effect on the parameters at each N treatment rate.
Shoot fresh and dry weight: With regard to differences in shoot-root fresh and dry weights of eggplant genotypes under drought and salt stress conditions, only the differences in root dry weights of salt treatments was significant (p[greater than or equal to]0.05).
Effect of different concentrations of zinc seed priming on the numbers of secondary roots and seedling dry weight of chickpea types (Petri plate experiment)
The higher absorption rate period occurred at the beginning of the tuber filling phase in all potato cultivars studied, i.e., when the amount of nutrients absorbed by the plants began to increase rapidly, coinciding with the higher dry weight production rate period (FERNANDES, 2011).
Stem dry weight, and grain yield presented significant differences for the cultivar factor (Table 3).
As the Figure 4 illustrates weights of samples mostly scattered for total wet weight < 80 g and total dry weight < 40 g.
After 7 days cultivation, 10 sprouts were randomly selected from each treatment separately for investigation of root and hypocotyls length, sprout fresh weight and dry weight including moisture content.
Striga dry weight, irrespective of intercropping, progressively increased with increasing seed bank size (Table 2).
James et al., (16) showed that dry weight of aboveground was significantly affected by cultivar.
A Canonical Correspondence Analysis (CCA) between the densities of Chironomidae larvae and biological and environmental variables (macrophyte dry weight, water temperature and dissolved oxygen) was performed using the CANOCO program for Windows, v.