nitrogen balance


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nitrogen balance

[′nī·trə·jən ‚bal·əns]
(geochemistry)
The net loss or gain of nitrogen in a soil.
(physiology)
The difference between nitrogen intake (as protein) and total nitrogen excretion for an individual.
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In order to calculate the phosphate balance index, the relations A, B and C related in the section of calculation of nitrogen balance index will be used.
Strategies to improve nitrogen balances for the average California dairy farm include adjusting diets according to animal requirements in order to decrease nitrogen import in feed, increasing on-farm crop production and milk yields per cow per day, and exporting manure to cropping and/or other production systems.
Interestingly, when nitrogen balance studies involve fast-growing young children, differences in digestibility, biological value, and NPU between protein sources are clear and predictable, says WHO/FAO.
And all of them stayed in nitrogen balance on the low-meat diets as well as on the high-meat diet, says study leader Janet R.
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This could be owing to the nitrogen balance which may be serious to young insects, whereas old larvae and adults could effectively exploit nutrients from a deranged profile (Brodbeck et al., 1999).