When we consider the solid component of a foodstuff versus the water content we talk about the dry matter content of the feed and in the spring, this is at an all-time low.
What does DM stand for?
DM stands for Dry Matter (weight of cattle feed excluding water)
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- Drummania (game)
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- Dry Martini (IETF; version of PWE3)
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Only Time Will Tell Brennan's results indicated that all three cover crops yielded more dry matter than the 2 tons of crop residue per acre often recommended for maintaining soil organic matter.
Soils can take years to recover from severe compaction but aerating in the autumn can increase dry matter production by 52% within eight months, said Mr Shepherd.
In research analyzing the role of various fruit quality attributes in consumer acceptance, kiwifruit slices were dried in a dehydrator in order to measure dry matter content.
Growth models, which are normally achieved based on amount of dry matter accumulation in different stages and organs, in fact indicate roles of environment, genetic factors, management and/or interaction effects of these agents.
The study moose were divided into 2 groups; the winter group had low N in the digestive tract and high NDF and dry matter content, and the summer group had high levels of N and low NDF and dry matter content.
The major indicators of suitable potato tubers as a raw material for processing include high dry matter content, good product color and texture, and the amount of oil absorbed during frying.
1993), therefore cause to significant increase in dry matter intake by animals (Wadhwa and Makkar, 1995).