woody organic materials


woody organic materials

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • organic materials —    [ soil survey ]    Unconsolidated sediments or deposits in which carbon is an essential, substantial component. Several types of organic materials (deposits) can be identified based on the composition of the dominant fibers (grassy organic… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Organic clothing — is clothing made from materials raised or grown in compliance with organic agricultural standards[citation needed]. Organic clothing uses cotton, jute, silk, ramie, or wool.[1] Retailers charge more for organic clothing because such the material… …   Wikipedia

  • Organic matter — Other meanings can be found at Biological material Organic matter (or organic material, Natural Organic Matter, or NOM) is matter that has come from a once living organism; is capable of decay, or the product of decay; or is composed of organic… …   Wikipedia

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  • Wood — Wooden redirects here. For other uses, see Wooden (disambiguation). Heartwood redirects here. For other uses, see Heartwood (disambiguation). This article is about the substance. For small forests, see woodland. For wood as a commodity, see… …   Wikipedia

  • coal — coalless, adj. /kohl/, n. 1. a black or dark brown combustible mineral substance consisting of carbonized vegetable matter, used as a fuel. Cf. anthracite, bituminous coal, lignite. 2. a piece of glowing, charred, or burned wood or other… …   Universalium

  • Glossary of environmental science — This is a glossary of environmental science.Environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and… …   Wikipedia

  • fungus — fungic /fun jik/, adj. funguslike, adj. /fung geuhs/, n., pl. fungi /fun juy, fung guy/, funguses, adj. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic… …   Universalium

  • boundary ecosystem — ▪ biology Introduction       complex of living organisms in areas where one body of water meets another, e.g., estuaries and lagoons, or where a body of water meets the land, e.g., marshes. The latter are often called wetlands.       Boundary… …   Universalium