granivorous


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granivorous

(of animals) feeding on seeds and grain
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The ventriculus is recognized easily on VD projection in granivorous birds by the presence of retained, radiodense grit (Fig 7).
2002: The selection of stubble fields by wintering granivorous birds reflects vegetation cover and food abundance.
Engelbrecht and Garcia-Fayos (2012) observed that granivorous ants were so eager to harvest mericarps from Salvia rosmarinus (as Rosmarinus officinalis) that they would cut the entire calyx (with enclosed faut) from the plant and transport the entire structure toward the nest.
Comparatively to results found by authors quoted above, it is fair to say that Anas platyrhynchos feeds of vegetal grains, which it is its granivorous dietary regime.
A nonparametric correlation analysis was applied to continuous independent variables, while for categorical independent variables (measurement year: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009; farm type: field crops, milk cows, grazing animals, granivorous animals, mixed ration animals) a nonparametric analysis of variance or the Kruskal-Wallis test using R, version 3.
A review of the abundance and diversity of invertebrate and plant foods of granivorous birds in northern Europe in relation to agricultural change.
Also, the mandibles of granivorous carabids tend to be more quadrate in shape than those found in predaceous species, and they are often asymmetric (Acorn & Ball 1991; Arndt & Kirmse 2002).
Thus, horizontal and vertical heterogeneity of the forest patch affected food patch use by small mammals of small granivorous mammals in Chimayoy.
2002: Foraging strategies of granivorous dabbling wintering in protected areas of the French Atlantic coast.
Interspecific variation in the olfactory ability of granivorous rodents.