micronutrient

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micronutrient

[¦mī·krō′nü·trē·ənt]
(biochemistry)
An element required by animals or plants in small amounts.
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Effect of trace mineral boluses on colostrum composition of Naemi ewes raised under intensive system.
Blood analysis is a well-established and recognized tool to estimate the trace mineral profile of animals (Mills, 1987) and animal sera usually have <two ppm of trace minerals (Suttle, 2010).
There are fewer federal regulations for sea salt than table salt, so many products labelled "sea salt" are not the real deal; they may be stripped of trace minerals or may include ingredients other than salt.
Trace mineral composition (fresh basis) of longissimus muscle of Hanwoo steers fed with trace mineral-fortified microbial culture (TMC) during the late fattening period (1) Item Control TMC added SE p-value (ppm) (ppm) Zinc 69.
Too often, the Cascade Minerals folks say, use of artificial chemical fertilizers eventually depletes the amount of essential trace minerals in the soil.
You can add a variety of other trace minerals to your mix, but it's important to remember not to go overboard with them--adding too much can be toxic to deer.
The trace minerals iodine and selenium have many important functions during pregnancy and lactation, including a vital role in fetal and neonatal brain development.
Crab and sunflower seeds supply the trace mineral copper essential for making melanin, the pigment in our skin which helps absorb ageing UV rays from the sun.
Effect of EDTA chelation and supportive multivitamin trace mineral supplementation on carotid circulation: Case report.
He points out that it is relatively easy to provide cows with trace minerals over the winter, within their existing concentrate rations.
MILK producers can help control rising summer cell counts by supplementing dairy cows with soluble chelated trace minerals through drinking water.
a global provider of enterprise content management solutions, announced that Turlock Irrigation District, an irrigation water and electricity provider, and Zinpro Corporation, a manufacturer of trace mineral nutrition for livestock, have implemented the Stellent Content Management system to manage critical business content on their corporate intranets.