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Assay

Metal purity test to confirm that the metal meets the standards for trading on a commodities exchange (commodities exchange center).

Assay

To test precious metals for their purity. This is important to commodities and futures involving precious metals, in which the quality of the underlying metals must be specified in the contract.

assay

A test to determine the purity of gold, silver, or other precious metals. Metals used for delivery of futures contracts must be assayed to verify that they meet standards established by the exchange on which the contracts trade.
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For the first experiment, conducted 31 Dec 2014 to 14 Jan 2015, traps were placed in a 3 ha portion of the orchard in groups (blocks) of 3, with 1 trap of each model in each 3-trap group.
A total of 1650 trap nights (25 groups of 3 traps each night for 22 nights) resulted in 96 individual animals captured during the study.
1: Trap bottoms from Suterra wing traps containing 5 (left), 79 (middle) and 149 (right) NOW males.
It is impossible to keep watch over your herd 100 % of the time, but employing traps will give you an upper hand on the situation.
We went under a series of steps before designing a new type of trap for collection of pollen from HBRI trap.
The video footage later showed the third buzzard had been in the cage trap for two days.
This procedure removed the Lysol solution, but a thin residue of disinfectant remained on the trap.
Of 32 different kinds of traps that could be helpful in wildlife management, only cumbersome and relatively ineffective cage or box-type traps and common rat traps are generally allowed.
This new trap maybe a smart trap, but my question is do we even need traps?
Certain technology methods have made it possible to closely monitor steam traps and provide plant maintenance the opportunity to repair the trap before it becomes too costly.
Data recorded consisted of the number of the trap, number and identification of the species captured, as well as an estimate of the total length of each individual caught.