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GLOSSARY ITEM | 29 March 2021
Macroalgae are macroscopic eukaryotic pluricellular organisms composed of single differentiated cells able to obtain energy using chromophores. Algae and algae products - Terms...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
An incidental product deriving from a manufacturing process or chemical reaction, and not the primary product or service being produced. A by-product can be useful and marketable, or it can...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
The biodegradable fraction of products, waste and residues from biological origin from agriculture, including vegetal and animal substances, from forestry and related industries, fisheries and aquaculture, as well as the biodegradable fraction...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Residues are divided into four main sub-categories: agricultural, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, and processing residues. A processing residue is a substance that is not the end product(s) that a production process...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Waste containing carbon compounds; derived from animal and plant materials.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
[Industrial biotechnology is] the application of biotechnology to the eco-efficient production and processing of chemicals, materials and bioenergy. OECD, 2011, Future Prospects for Industrial Biotechnology Source category: International...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Global warming refers to the gradual increase, observed or projected, in global surface temperature, as one of the consequences of radiative forcing caused by anthropogenic emissions. IPCC, 2014, Intergovernmental...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Vertebrate and cartilanginous fishery species, not including crustaceans, cephalopds, or other mollusks.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
A raw material going into a chemical process or plant as input to be converted into a product. Darzins, A., Pienkos, P. and Edye, L., 2010, Current status and potential...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
All arable land included in the crop rotation system, whether worked or not, but with no intention to produce a harvest for the duration of a crop year. The essential characteristic of fallow...