Federal Seed Act

Business / Agriculture / Federal Seed Act: P.L. 76-354 (August 9, 1939) requires accurate labeling and purity standards for seeds in commerce, and prohibits the importation and movement of adulterated or misbranded seeds. The law works in conjunction with the Federal Noxious Weed Act to authorize the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to regulate the importation of field crop, pasture and forage, or vegetable seed that may contain noxious weed seeds.

Other Words for Act

Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
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Other Words for Seed

Seed Verb Synonyms: grain, spore, kernel, pit, tuber, bulb, corm, ovum, ovule, embryo, egg, germ
Seed Noun Synonyms: scatter, sow, distribute
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Neutron Activation Analysis

Science / Chemistry / Neutron Activation Analysis: An extremely sensitive technique for analyzing trace amounts of elements in a sample. The sample is bombarded with neutrons in a nuclear reactor, making it radioactive. Different elements produce diff MORE

Neutralization Reaction

Science / Chemistry / Neutralization Reaction: A chemical change in which one compound aquires H+ from another. The compound that receives the hydrogen ion is the base; the compound that surrenders it is an acid. MORE

Neutron-Activation Analysis

Science / Geology / Neutron-Activation Analysis: A method of identifying isotopes of an element by bombarding them with neutrons and observing the characteristic radioactive decay products emitted. MORE

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