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predacious

, predaceous
(of animals) habitually hunting and killing other animals for food
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Effects of neem (Azadirachta indica) seed kernel extracts from different solvents on the predacious mite Phytoseulus persimilis and the phytophagous mite Tetranychus cinnabarinus.
Effect of Solar Radiation and Predacious Microorganisms on Survival of Fecal and Other Bacteria.
It involves predacious and parasitic organisms including fungi, bacteria, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and mites.
Predacious activity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in conventional and in no-till agriculture systems.
Tauber, "Life-history adaptations and reproductive costs associated with specialization in predacious insects," Journal of Animal Ecology, vol.
Bythotrephes longimanus (Leydig 1860) is a predacious zooplankter native to the Ponto-Caspian region that invaded the Great Lakes during the mid-1980s (Lehman 1987).
This is a relatively small but dense population of pupfish; therefore, it is unclear how, if at all, predacious diving beetles may negatively impact the stability of the pupfish population.
2001: Empirical assessment of indices of prey importance in the diets of predacious fish.
Globalization is predacious. In the modern era, the process of globalization in terms of Central Asia, it has made the poor states into rich wealthy states but also to somehow, leaves behind the poor ones more in a worse condition.
Apart from the main characters, Deiondre Teagle was wonderful as Milky White, Jack's cow, and Anthony Gasbarre was a particularly predacious Wolf.