vegetable matter

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matter produced by plants or growing in the manner of a plant

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One gentleman, who is a visitor here, writes to say that he has tested the water with the re-agents he had at hand and found it contained earthy and vegetable matter.
Orange and green vegetable matter rest in specks on the surface.
Aflatoxin is a widely occurring and harmful mycotoxin produced by strains of Aspergillus species that grow on vegetable matter.
Summary: What can be said about vegetable matter that isn't self-evident?
As for the Icelandic non-meat pies, Hreinsson said they appeared to have been stuffed with some sort of vegetable matter.
Normally plants help regulate temperature by absorbing carbon dioxide and sealing it away in vegetable matter but without plants, levels of the greenhouse gas rose unchecked, causing temperatures to rise.
With the growth of their business for frozen industrial products, they decided that product purchased from outside suppliers needed additional quality controls, to ensure that foreign materials (FM), extraneous vegetable matter (EVM) and colour defects are not present.
Some argue that the amount of fossil fuel used to plant, process and transport vegetable matter for ethanol makes its use a wash when it comes to environmental impact.
C elegans often feed on decaying fruit and vegetable matter.
It zeros in on and expels foreign contaminants introduced externally or during food packaging, in addition to identifying and ridding the processing line of extraneous vegetable matter and color defects.
Gigantic separators pick out the cans, plastic goods, metals and glass while vegetable matter is passed to a compost plant for agricultural use.
They eat almost any animal and vegetable matter, alive or dead, including bird droppings.
The SBA environmental team has also conducted its own tests, which support the theory that this is turtle-poo, since the material is composed entirely of vegetable matter, contains organisms not found in mammals and has only appeared during the turtle breeding season.
It is also believed that the consumption of vegetable matter such as grass may also aid in digestion, increasing the fibre content of the diet and stimulating the release of certain digestive enzymes.
Pathologic analysis revealed the presence of vegetable matter within the cyst.