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inorganic

1. not having the structure or characteristics of living organisms; not organic
2. relating to or denoting chemical compounds that do not contain carbon

inorganic

[¦in·ȯr¦gan·ik]
(inorganic chemistry)
Pertaining to or composed of chemical compounds that do not contain carbon as the principal element (excepting carbonates, cyanides, and cyanates), that is, matter other than plant or animal.
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The need for food is growing with subsequent rise in population, which in turn is pulsating the demand for agrochemicals, which in turn is driving the demand for inorganic salts.
In Table 4, compared results of total arsenic in digested samples by ICP-MS and total inorganic arsenic (As (III) + As (V)), determined in solids samples by immobilized particle SWV are recapitulated.
Concerning the assessment of the risks to human health from inorganic arsenic exposure, the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel) adopted an opinion on arsenic in food (http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/1351.htm) on 12 October 2009.
Samples of prepared milk-based toddler formula had inorganic arsenic concentrations just below the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drinking water standard of 10 pg/L, whereas inorganic arsenic in samples of soy-based toddler formula tested 1.5-2.5 times above the EPA standard.
The experiment was designed based on Randomized Completed Block with following combination inorganic fertilizers at doses 75 kg [ha.sup.-1]; 150 kg [ha.sup.-1], 225 kg [ha.sup.-1], with organic fertilizers at doses 0.0 t [ha.sup.-1] (control); 0.5 t [ha.sup.-1]; 1 t [ha.sup.-1] on plot 40 x 15 cm each, with three replications(Adisarwanto, 2008).
The study revealed that per acre cost of production of organic rice was 21.5 percent lower than that of inorganic rice while the gross income received from one acre of organic rice was 15 percent lower as compared to inorganic rice.
However, the researchers aren't recommending anyone begin taking inorganic nitrate supplements based on the new findings.
India-based Kotak Mahindran Bank (KOTAKBANK_A.NS) has announced that it is ready for inorganic growth if required.
In order to provide some coherence within the vast field of inorganic chemistry, they are demonstrated only in the one area of mechanistic aspects of inorganic chemistry in solution.
This research was conducted to assess the performance of maize fertilized with complementary organic and inorganic fertilizers.
The Landshut magnesium and aluminum casting facility, which produces engine components, structural components and chassis parts for BMW, expects to reduce its emissions of combustion residues by 98% with the implementation of the inorganic core binding system.
The cost and returns of organic and inorganic farming has been analyzed.