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GLOSSARY ITEM | 29 March 2021
Microalgae are microscopic eukaryotic organisms composed of single differentiated cells able to obtain energy using chromophores. Algae and algae products - Terms and definitions...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 29 March 2021
Algae, singular alga, members of a group of predominantly aquatic photosynthetic organisms of the kingdom Protista. Algae have many types of life cycles, and they range in size...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
Naturally regenerated forest of native species, where there are no clearly visible indications of human activities and the ecological processes are not significantly disturbed...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
Gross annual increment minus natural losses. (see also Gross Annual Increment) Kuusela, K. 1994, Forest Resources in Europe 1959-90. Cambridge University...
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
Ratio of water demand over the total available water resources.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
The water footprint is an indicator of direct and indirect appropriation of freshwater resources over the entire supply chain.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Any substance, material or object which the holder discards or intends or is required to discard. NOTES EU Waste Framework Directive (EU, 2008) also defines: -...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
The sequence of processes aiming at growing, harvesting and drying the microalgae biomass, as well as producing the lipids, carbohydrates and proteins that will be further processed in downstream processes.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Relating to the transfer of genes from one species into another.