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Uniform Terminology for Agricultural Waste and By-Product Management

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ASAE S292.6   September  2019

Keywords: Definitions, Management, Terminology, Waste, Agricultural residuals

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 The terminology reported herein is intended to establish uniformity in terms used in the field of organic waste and by-product management and to serve as a guideline for developing current, new terminology and definitions. Terms and definitions were adopted from related fields where applicable.

1.2 Standard procedures for the determination of values for many of the terms defined herein may be found in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C.

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