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Synonyms for nutrient

providing nourishment

Synonyms for nutrient

any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis

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of or providing nourishment

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Q: What other nutrients should seniors take at higher-than-USRDA levels?
You can then determine if additional fertilizer is needed by comparing crop needs as recommended on the soil test to the amount of manure nutrients applied.
William Gericke at the University of California, Berkley created chemical hydroponics nutrients that were the model for formulas offered to hydroponics growers and gardeners," explains Michael Straumietis.
All grain foods collectively are nutrient-rich and are sources for several shortfall nutrients and nutrients of public health concern.
AAFCO has developed a table of nutrients that dogs of different "life stages" need, in varying amounts.
The delivery of mineral nutrients in nano form is predicated on a variety of beneficial features, including timing of nutrient release, sustained release of nutrients, synchronization or targeted environmental response, and directed nutrient delivery.
Capanzana said the PDRI can be the first step in informing the public on the proper amount of nutrients to be taken in, and in encouraging them to follow a proper diet.
A University of Florida study discovered that people who consumed more plant-based foods and, in turn, higher amounts of nutrients, such as phytochemicals and minerals, maintained healthier body weights and experienced less internal inflammation linked to chronic diseases than people with lower intakes of nutrient-dense foods, even though both groups took in about the same number of daily calories.
The laboratory is part of the Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center and provides free electronic access to the National Nutrient Database via the World Wide Web.
In 2012 the total estimated consumption of mineral fertilisers in agriculture in Slovenia a bit lower than in 2011; the estimated consumption of main plant nutrients down by almost 4%It is estimated that in 2012 the agricultural producers had available or used about 128,000 tons of mineral fertilisers, which was 2% lower than in 2011.
com)-- There is a significant amount of innovation in the area of reducing nutrient levels in wastewater, and capturing the nutrients therein such as phosphorus and nitrogen.
Nutrient profiling techniques can be used to rank or classify foods and beverages according to the amount of nutrients they contain.
Nutrient Depletions informs both patients and medical providers what natural nutrients, essential to healthy living, are being depleted by medications.
There are many reasons to develop and implement a vineyard nutrition management plan, and the most important is to optimize the amount of nutrients applied to the vineyard.