forage

(redirected from Foragers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

forage

[fär·ij]
(agriculture)
A vegetable food for domestic animals.
References in periodicals archive ?
Microhabitat Split baits variable trait present trait absent mean # n mean # n of of foragers foragers Treefall within 5 m radius?
This is dealt with in an, on the whole, sensible way, though one might have hoped for a more systematic comparison of, say, rainforest, shore and maritime foragers in Southeast Asia.
Ant abundance and species richness were estimated from annual pitfall trap catches of individual ant foragers.
And forager Tim Ace says its scarcity means that it now commands a high price among gourmet chefs.
Relatively large foragers lugging food run at an average of 8 centimeters per second, Powell reports.
In QRC-1, the percentage of potential foragers within each age interval was always higher than in all other colonies.
If some foragers have already left the hive, you'll notice them coming home but not leaving again.
Although foragers can sniff out potentially hazardous chemicals - "bees have the ability to evaluate food quality and use phytochemicals as cues to make foraging decisions," according to the study - they also sometimes positively categorize chemicals in agricultural chemicals and are attracted to them.
Tenders are invited for Instructions for operating a line of combine harvesters and self-propelled foragers
Now Some Useful Wild Plants is back in print for a new generation of foragers and herbalists.
The mites may attach to foragers when the foragers raid the food stores of weak colonies collapsing from high mite infestations," explains DeGrandi-Hoffman.
In the colony, 25 percent of adult bees are foragers (Dreller et al.