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incubation

[‚iŋ·kyə′bā·shən]
(chemistry)
Maintenance of chemical mixtures at specified temperatures for varying time periods to study chemical reactions, such as enzyme activity.
(medicine)
The phase of an infectious disease process between infection by the pathogen and appearance of symptoms.
(vertebrate zoology)
The act or process of brooding.
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The mineralization pattern of N from FYM, DH and MBR at two soil moisture conditions was investigated in the artificial incubation chamber under controlled temperature condition at Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
A crested ibis chick hatched Sunday night at a preservation center on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture, becoming the first chick born this year and the fourth ever through artificial incubation of eggs at the center, prefectural officials said Monday.
Artificial incubation was successful and on March 3, 1983, the San Diego Zoo heralded the arrival of the first captive-hatched condor, an event that generated worldwide media attention.
Some of my favorite duck hens were getting older though, so I had to reconsider artificial incubation for any fertile eggs they laid.
A crested ibis chick hatched Friday morning at a center on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture, becoming the third chick born at the center this year and the sixth ever through artificial incubation of eggs, center officials said.
Yu Yu was the first ibis to be born under artificial incubation in Japan.
Personnel at the Sado Crested Ibis Conservation Center plan to collect the egg laid Sunday by the ibis Yang Yang on Tuesday for artificial incubation, they said.

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