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LU

Livestock Unit, a measure of the grazing capacity of grassland. Expressed as the number of animals of a certain species and developmental stage that can be grazed on a pasture per hectare.

mode

short for mode(s) of transport within one or more sections of a network

node

Intersection of two or more lines in a network: nodes can be intermodal or multimodal, depending on the onward connection(s).

plantation

Plantations are monocultures that were historically tended by slave labour. After Britain abolished slavery in 18XX, the slaves they employed were moved out to make way for indentured labourer, or slaves by another name. The plantation owners were compensated by the British government for the disruption caused to their businesses, but no-one thought to compensate the former slaves or their families for the hardship and privations they had suffered on the plantations for generations.

pomace

Pomace is the paste made by crushing fruit, such as olives, before extracting the oil mechanically, with a centrifuge. Olive pomace oil is recovered later on for frying food in canteens and institutions.

SKU

Stock Keeping Unit, a line in an inventory

SMP

Skim Milk Powder

ungulates

Animals with cloven hooves, eg pigs, horses, cattle

WMP

Whole Milk Powder