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forage

[fär·ij]
(agriculture)
A vegetable food for domestic animals.
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The pollen foraging shows a collective approach by honeybees belonging to a colony which organize and carefully regulate it with the passage of time.
Relatively little is known about the honey bee foraging behavior in Ohio.
The effects of turbidity on time to initiate foraging and prey-capture success were tested across only three treatments, clear, low, and moderate as higher turbidity levels (74.
Walleye foraging changed little with water clarity--they ate the same general variety of foods and foraged in the same part of the lake regardless of water clarity.
The role of grass stems as structural foraging deterrents and their effects on the foraging behaviour of cattle.
A mathematical pattern of movement called a Levy walk describes the foraging behaviour of animals from sharks to honey bees, and now for the first time has been shown to describe human hunter-gatherer movement as well.
Now that April has arrived things are starting to pick up on the foraging front though.
Key words: Foraging behaviour, Egret, POME, Carey Island, Probing.
The difference in foraging-vigilance optima between age classes may be particularly pronounced in species that forage on prey that move rapidly in three-dimensional space (Marchetti and Price, 1989) and this requires complex foraging behavior such as hawking of flying insects (Davies, 1976), plunge-diving (Burger and Gochfeld, 1983), or foraging near large ungulates (Burger and Gochfeld, 1989).
It found that northern gannets and northern fulmar had the largest foraging ranges (590 and 580 kilometres respectively), while red-throated divers had the smallest (nine kilometres).
Forget preconceptions about grubbing about in the mud, foraging for food has become an increasingly "ontrend" pastime, with the world's best restaurant - Noma in Copenhagen - specialising in foraged ingredients.