bone meal


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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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With long-established US rendering facilities that produce feather meal, blood meal, and meat and bone meal, the company's Nature Safe brand produces the highest quality organic fertilizers on the market with cost-effective proficiency.
The test ingredients were: fish by-product meal (IFN 5-14-509), salmon by-product meal (IFN 5-02-012), poultry by-product meal (IFN 5-03-798), hydrolyzed feather meal (IFN 5-03-795), meat and bone meal (IFN 5-00-388), blood meal (disc dried; IFN 5-00-380), soybean meal (IFN 5-04-604), corn gluten meal (IFN 5-02-900), and corn gluten feed (IFN 5-02-903) (Table 2).
Dry meat and bone meal, derived from offal (animal by-products) collected at slaughterhouses, can contain all kinds of foreign bodies.
Summary: Fact.MR has announced the addition of the " Bone Meal Supplement Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2026"report to their offering.
[USPRwire, Fri Mar 15 2019] Bone Meal Supplement market Outlook: The demand for bone meal supplement is anticipated to increase over the forecast year due to increasing application of bone meal supplements in animal feed and fertilizers.
It is turning the tonnes of donkey bones into bone meal, an important ingredient that is used as organic fertiliser and for animal feed preparation.
Then plant the bushes in a sunny well-prepared spot enriched with 100g per square metre of bone meal. Spread the roots in a generous planting hole and cover the budding union - the bulge at the base - with 3cm of soil.
Multiple forms of plant-based fertilizer are on the market and can provide a ready replacement for bone meal, blood meal, and manure.
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.