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What does BOD stand for?

BOD stands for Biochemical Oxygen Demand

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The SEPT accused the CEO Ismail H Zakaria and said the "inspection of the Al Noor Sugar Mills wastewater by SEPA found the levels of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), total suspended solids (TSS), pH, and oil and grease in excess of the National Environmental Quality Standards (NEQS)".
Other topics include factors affecting the enzymatic digestibility of potato starches, the physiochemical properties of oat starch extracted by different methods, gelatinization of starches in aqueous plant gum solutions, and fast detection of biochemical oxygen demand in wastewater.
The over $400 million market for laboratory electrochemistry instruments for water analysis includes titrators, pH meters, conductivity meters, ion selective electrodes (ISE) and other meters or probes for measuring specific analytes, as well as dissolved oxygen (DO), chemical oxygen demand (COD) and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) meters.