Glossary of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Science, Plant Health & Veterinary Science

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BABs = (cattle) "born after the ban" (BSE) (vet. med.) / BAES = Bundesamt für Ernährungssicherheit (AU) = Federal Office for Food Safety / Bakterienschleim = bacterial ooze (plants) / BanMMV = banana mild mosaic virus / bas-fonds = lowlands (agric./devel.) / BBA = Biologische Bundesanstalt für Land-& Forstwirtschaft = Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry (D) / BBrMV = banana bract mosaic potyvirus / BBTV = banana bunchy top virus / Begasung = fumigation (hort.) / Begrünung = establishment of green cover; greening (agric.) / Betreuer = attendant (welfare of animals during transportation) / BFAV Bundesforschungsanstalt für Viruskrankheiten der Tiere = Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals (their web site) (D) / BFL Bundesamt und Forschungszentrum für Landwirtschaft  = Federal Office and Research Centre for Agriculture (AU) / Biertreiber = draff (damp remains of malt after brewing, used as an appetizer or supplement in animal rations) / binnenkuil = blinder (fishing gear) / biocimentation = biocementation (soil sci.) / biocolmatage = bioclogging (soil sci.) / Biosprit = biofuel, but see Agrartreibstoff / bladvlekkenziekte = leaf spot (hort.) / BMELV  = Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz = Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (order of title wording changed in 2006; formerly BMVEL) (D) / BMVEL Bundesministerium für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft  = Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture, see BMELV (D) / Bodenkrümler = soil amendment (substance); soil conditioner (substance or machine) / bollen = bulbs (hort.) / Bolzschußgerät = captive bolt gun (animal slaughter) / boomkor = beam trawl (fisheries) / bordennet = otter trawl (fisheries) / borstgras see heischrale grasland / boucle = ear tag (agric./vet.)  / bouquet de fleurs = flower cluster / bouton de fleur = flower bud / bovengrondse gewasbeschermingsmiddel = top protectant (hort.) / brandnettelwants = common nettle weevil / culture sur brûlis = slash and burn agriculture / BSV = banana streak badnavirus / Bundzwiebeln = spring onions /

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