organic matter
The residues of dead plants and animals in various stages of decomposition

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  • Natural organic matter — (NOM) is broken down organic matter that comes from plants and animals in the environment. [ Natural Organic Matter, GreenFacts, 22 Apr, 2007 …   Wikipedia

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