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bone meal

n.
A substance made of crushed and coarsely ground bones that is used as a plant fertilizer and in animal feed.

bone meal

n
1. (Agriculture) the product of dried and ground animal bones, used as a fertilizer or in stock feeds

bone′ meal`

or bone′meal`,


n.
bones ground to a coarse powder, used as fertilizer or feed.
[1840–50, Amer.]
Translations

bone meal

n (fertilizer) → farina d'ossa
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SUE Unech Vetsanutilzavod of the Bryansk region collects and recycles biological waste and produces meat and bone meal by heat treatment of animal corpses, confiscated from meat processing plants, poultry plants, slaughter houses and other farms with non-food animal waste, while improving the veterinary and sanitary state of animal husbandry in service area.
Then plant the bushes in a sunny well-prepared spot enriched with 100g per square metre of bone meal.
Bone meal and manure are used mainly to add phosphorous to soil, which plants use to develop their root system and for producing fruit.
Another potential render ingredient that could be alternative ingredients to partial replace FM in practical diets for SRS is meat and bone meal (MBM) as previous reported for other marine fishes (Robaina et al.
To give the plant the best start you can it's a good idea to improve the soil in the planting process, with anything from bone meal to good quality compost as an addition to the infill material.
Summary: The Agriculture Ministry Tuesday issued regulations allowing the manufacturing of meat and bone meal from animal origin for export only, the National News Agency reported.
Indonesia has imported the basic materials for animal feed such as meat bone meal (MBM), poultry product meal (PPM) from a number of countries including Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.
It comes six years after the Lafarge Cement company began using meat and bone meal from cows and sheep as a sustainable waste-derived fuel.
September 29 2010 -- Spanish bone meal, meat meal and poultry meal producer Dasy Organizacion is to invest more than EUR 20 million in a new meat meal plant, it has been announced.
Watch out for "meat and bone meal" or "beef and bone meal," which are byproducts, but are not labeled as such.
The most important measure the executive could propose in the coming months to the 27 member states and the European Parliament would reintroduce tolerance for meat and bone meal of non-ruminants in feed for pigs, poultry and fish.