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yield

(yēld),
The amount or quantity produced or returned, often measured as a percentage of the starting material; for example, a yield in an enzyme preparation is equal to the units of enzyme activity recovered at the end of the preparation divided by the total units observed in the starting material.

yield

1 an amount or quantity produced in return for an effort or investment.
2 the energy released by a nuclear reaction.

yield

(yēld)
The amount or quantity produced or returned, often measured as a percentage of the starting material; e.g., a yield in an enzyme preparation is equal to the units of enzyme activity recovered at the end of the preparation divided by the total units observed in the starting material.

yield

  1. that part of the production of a crop which is removed by humans.
  2. the actual amount of substance obtained during the preparation of a substance, for example in fermentation or in a manufacturing process.

yield

amount produced.

yield grade
the amount of meat which will be harvested from a carcass; expressed in a code 1 to 5 with 1 being best. The assessment is based on weight of the carcass, the size of the longissimus dorsi muscle at the 12th rib, the thickness of fat at the same location and the percentage of kidney, heart and pelvic fat.
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Technical note: The United States Department of Agriculture beef yield grade equation requires modification to reflect the current longissimus muscle area to hot carcass weight relationship.
Besides, the yield grade results for four different ratios were equal to YG3 with the good quality grade for all of them.
The pricing system is complex and requires the reporting of meat prices in a timely manner to obtain the base price, quality and yield grade spread, and volume of meat traded.
Data on progeny are then collected, including their birth weight, weaning weight, postweaning daily gain, daily dry-matter intake, marbling score, and yield grade.
Monthly and seasonal variations in the carcass data associated with yield grade in Korean cattle steers
Yield grade was classified with a scale of A, B, or C, where A is high yield and C is low yield.