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litter

the offence committed where a person throws down, drops or otherwise deposits any litter in any place to which this law applies and leaves it. The law applies to any place in the area of a principal litter authority which is open to the air, unless the public does not have access to it, with or without payment. It is immaterial whether the litter is deposited on land or in water. Litter expressly includes the discarded ends of cigarettes, cigars and like products, and discarded chewing-gum and the discarded remains of other products designed for chewing.
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Like Tshemdona, many villages in Paro have designated areas for grazing cattle in summer, and community forests for the collection of leaf litter and firewood.
Physicochemical Analysis of Crop Residues and Leaf Litters. The pH was measured in [H.sub.2]O (ratio soil:water 1:2.5w/v).
Physicochemical Properties of Crop Residues and Leaf Litters. A summary of some physicochemical properties of the samples is presented in Table 3.
In order to investigate the effect of litter decomposition on soil polarization of planted forests in the hilly area of Loess Plateau, China, humus soil and litter (leaf litter and fine roots) were sampled in three typical coniferous forests, and 4 treatments as --soil +leaf litter||, --soil + roots||, --soil+ leaf litter + roots, and CK were set for laboratory incubation experiment in this research.
Based on analyzing the polarization ratios by PCA (principal component analysis) method, the results of comprehensive soil properties is showed as follows: both of leaf litter and roots resulted in negative polarization in the Platycladus orientalis and Larix principis-rupprechtii forest soil, conversely, as for the Pinus tabulaeformis forest soil, both of leaf litter and roots resulted in positive polarization.
In this study, a process of combined acid-enzymatic hydrolysis of leaf litter using sulfuric acid and crude enzyme extract from rice bran culture of Aspergillus niger AK10 (Cha et al., 2010) was developed.
Enzymatic digestion of shredded leaf litter using crude enzyme AK10ase
The silkworm litter i.e., the larval excreta was collected from the silkworm rearing units in and around Salem town, Tamil Nadu, India and the leaf litters were collected locally.
Studies have compared assemblages of tardigrades in leaf litter from different biomes or continents.