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granivorous

(of animals) feeding on seeds and grain
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(17) Unlike humans, plasma ALP activity is not a useful indicator for the diagnosis of liver disease in granivorous birds, because elevation of ALP activity usually is related to increased osteoblasts activity due to factors, such as growth, rickets, and hyperparathyroidism, and rarely occurred in liver diseases.
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.
GT = trophic Guilds; C = Carnivorous; CI = Carnivorous-Insectivorous; FI = frugivorous-Insectivorous; G = granivorous; GF = granivorous-frugivorous; GI = granivorous -Insectivorous; I = Insectivorous; Ne = Ghoul; N = nectarivorous; O = Omnivorous.
Litter and seed burying alter food availability and foraging efficiency of granivorous birds in the Monte desert.
(2013) reported that soybeans and rice grains lost by road transport are an attractive source of food for several granivorous species, which then use frequently highways as a foraging area.
[8], show that in herbivorous, the most generalist species is the Anas platyrhynchos having a very varied dietary regime according to localities, among surface ducks, the Mallard can be granivorous where we have noticed also in our study and as a consequence confirm our results.
Incidence of granivorous birds in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) and their importance as pest in the Peruvian highland
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 3.0.2.
Granivorous and omnivorous birds are more likely to collide with cars as they forage on the roads and are attracted by tice heat of roads (Dhindsa et al.
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).