nitrogen equivalent

ni·tro·gen e·quiv·a·lent

the nitrogen content of protein; used in calculating the protein breakdown in the body from the nitrogen excreted in the urine, 1 g of nitrogen considered as having originated in 6.25 g of protein catabolized.

ni·tro·gen e·quiv·a·lent

(nī'trŏ-jĕn ē-kwiv'ă-lĕnt)
The nitrogen content of protein; used in calculating the protein breakdown in the body from the nitrogen excreted in the urine, 1 g of nitrogen considered as having originated in 6.25 g of protein catabolized.
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Control treatment, uninoculated and with addition of nitrogen equivalent to 50 kg N ha-1;
Control treatment, uninoculated, with the addition of nitrogen equivalent to 100 kg N ha-1.
This equates to 2,792 tons of nitrogen equivalent 10-10-10 fertilizer legally dumped into the Cape Fear River.
Where: RE (%) = Relative Efficiency index; DM Inoculated = total dry mass of plants from the inoculated treatment with the addition of nitrogen equivalent to 50 kg de N ha-1; DM Control NI 50 = total dry mass of plants from non-inoculated treatment with the addition of nitrogen equivalent to 50 kg de N ha-1; DM Control NI 100 = total dry mass of plants from non-inoculated treatment with the addition of nitrogen equivalent to 100 kg de N ha-1.
Results showed that despite not being able to biologically fix atmospheric nitrogen, plants of Tanzania grass inoculated with SEMIA 816, UFRGS Lc323, UFRGS Lc336 presented higher accumulation of total nitrogen in shoots (Table 1) in comparison with non-inoculated plants that received a dose of nitrogen equivalent to 50 kg ha-1.
It maintained that this would enable dairy farmers to continue managing all cattle manure on their farms, even if the corresponding nitrogen equivalents run slightly over the authorised 170 kg/hectare.