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granivorous

(of animals) feeding on seeds and grain
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invicta on seed survival by examining the relative influence of rodent and arthropod granivores and proximity to S.
If seed removal by granivores is a major factor preventing the establishment of sown seeds, then we expect seedling emergence to be higher inside the wire cages than outside them.
Technological characteristics of farms are also approached through dummy variables, in equation [3], indicating that a farm operates the corresponding type of farming when these variables equal one, and zero otherwise: EXTENSIVE for farms with predominantly field extensive crops, PERMANENT for predominantly permanent crops, PIGPOULTRY for predominantly granivore (pigs and poultry) production, and DAIRYDRYSTOCK for dairy and drystock production, while mixed type of farming is the default category.
Species of Peromyscus have been characterized as granivores with omnivorous tendencies that reflect opportunism in feeding habits (Cogshall 1928; Baker 1971; Montgomery 1989).
For example, many species are scavengers, but others are predators, granivores or herbivores (Holldobler and Wilson, 1990; Bourke and Franks, 1995).
For example, expressions like 'Frugivores/Omnivores, Frugivores/Granivores, Frugivores/Herbivores' (Eisenberg, 1981) indicate on concealed hierarchy: Frugivores (Omnivores, Granivores, Herbivores).
Frugivores preferred tree species that beat fruit and granivores preferred tree species that bear small seeds or fruit.
Seed preferences and foraging by granivores at raccoon latrines in the transmission dynamics of the raccoon roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis).
Three guilds comprised 19 species of ground-foraging birds and included 4,614 invertebrate feeders, 906 granivores, and 125 insectivores.