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  • n. Alternative spelling of bone meal.

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Examples

  • Central Bi-Products's president, Don Davis, said in an interview that he was "shocked and surprised" that anyone was suggesting his bone-meal ingredients were tainted, in light of recent FDA reports on Wright County Egg farms.

    Pointing Fingers in Recall of Eggs

  • The soil at the base of the woody stalks was bone-meal white.

    A Year on the Wing

  • His boots were powdered white with dust and the uneasy bone-meal of this place.

    The Gunslinger

  • Mr. C.F.A. Tuxen has already published in the present year two series of experiments on the formation of ammonia and nitric acids in soils to which bone-meal, fish-guano, or stable manure had been applied; in all cases he found the formation of ammonia preceded the formation of nitric acid.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 470, January 3, 1885

  • Among these may be mentioned bone-meal and farmyard manure.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Thus, for example, when it is stated in an analysis of bone-meal that it contains 3.5 per cent of nitrogen, equal to 4.20 per cent of ammonia, it is not to be inferred that bone-meal actually contains nitrogen in the form of ammonia.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • On a light soil it may be advisable to add superphosphate of lime, guano, or bone-meal, in quantities of 2 to 3 cwt. per acre, in addition to a nitrogenous manure.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • In order to obtain a correct estimate of the relative value of these different forms of phosphatic manures, it was necessary to render the nitrogen in the bone-meal and the nitrogen and potash contained by the Peruvian guano inactive -- _i. e._, to limit the test strictly to phosphoric acid.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Finely ground steamed bone-meal, fish-meal, and meat-meal guano 60

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Formerly the manure called dissolved bones was often a mixture of mineral superphosphate along with undissolved bone-meal, but recent legislation has stopped the continuance of this practice.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

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