macroelement


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macroelement

[¦mak·rō′el·ə·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
An element of a work cycle whose time span is long enough to be observed and measured with a stopwatch.
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To address some of the above-mentioned issues, macroelement formulations have been proposed.
Changes in macroelement content of the media and I sweet cherry Inmil GM9 shoots during in vitro culture.
The flow domain is discretized with a structured mesh, generated using macroelement technology.
It is caused by the fact that the computational cost of the reduction is dependent on two factors: the size of the macroelement (which is a product of the reduction order) and the size of the macro-element port (equal to the number of degrees of freedom of the mesh at the macro-element boundary).
Hematological, Serum Chemical, and Macroelement Analyses
In 2009, prices for potash fell to a lesser extent than those for other types of fertilizer; what is more, potash is only the third most important macroelement for plants, after nitrogen and phosphorus.
Each element, whether a macroelement or microelement, does have a specific function in plant metabolism; most are found as part of an organic molecule.
Although numerous investigations have described macroelement circulation within loblolly pine ecosystems (Switzer and Nelson, 1972; Wells and Jorgensen, 1975; Jorgensen et al.
macroelement solution, buffered solution and reducing solution used for in vitro fermentation were prepared to form artificial saliva according to the procedures modified by Tang et al.
The results mi ght ascribe to the reason that fungal hyphae extend from the root surface into the soil, increase the surface areas of root and thus acquire more macroelement beyond the depletion zone (Schnepf et al.