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English translation: bone dust

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Italian term or phrase:ruffetto d'ossa
English translation:bone dust
Entered by: Raffaella Panigada
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09:59 Apr 28, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Agriculture / Organic fertilisers
Italian term or phrase: ruffetto d'ossa
Document - Italian government regulation on fertilisers

listed within category 'concimi organici NP'

preparation method given as 'residuo della lavorazione delle ossa'

Can anyone suggest an English translation?
NB it cannot be 'bone meal' as 'farina d'ossa' is listed above this term as a separate fertiliser
xxxpinkney
Local time: 16:39
bone dust
Explanation:
I'm no expert, but the definition of "ruffetto d'ossa" is "polvere di ossa" and "bone dust" is used as a fertilizer. HTH

Prodotti per la concimazione - Agricoltura biologica - Guida di ...
18 ago 2005 ... Ruffetto d’ossa - Polvere di ossa anche degelatinata: solo in caso di necessità riconosciuta dall’organismo di controllo o dall’autorità di ...
guide.dada.net/agricoltura_biologica/interventi/2005/08/221822.shtml - 66k -

From the Free Dictionary:
Bone dust
ground or pulverized bones, used as a fertilizer.
- Am. Cyc.

How to grow fruit trees
- [ Traduci questa pagina ]
The best fertilizers are barnyard manure, lime and bone-dust. Care should be taken to apply the manure generally over the surface. ...
www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/The_Household_Cyclopedi... - 11k
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Raffaella Panigada
Switzerland
Local time: 17:39
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Thanks Raffaella that's great!
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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bone dust


Explanation:
I'm no expert, but the definition of "ruffetto d'ossa" is "polvere di ossa" and "bone dust" is used as a fertilizer. HTH

Prodotti per la concimazione - Agricoltura biologica - Guida di ...
18 ago 2005 ... Ruffetto d’ossa - Polvere di ossa anche degelatinata: solo in caso di necessità riconosciuta dall’organismo di controllo o dall’autorità di ...
guide.dada.net/agricoltura_biologica/interventi/2005/08/221822.shtml - 66k -

From the Free Dictionary:
Bone dust
ground or pulverized bones, used as a fertilizer.
- Am. Cyc.

How to grow fruit trees
- [ Traduci questa pagina ]
The best fertilizers are barnyard manure, lime and bone-dust. Care should be taken to apply the manure generally over the surface. ...
www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/The_Household_Cyclopedi... - 11k

Raffaella Panigada
Switzerland
Local time: 17:39
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 9
Grading comment
Thanks Raffaella that's great!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Giovanni Pizzati: http://www.acutis.it/Materiale_Agronomia/Pietro/Concimi mine...
4 hrs
  -> Grazie ancora e buona serata!
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