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granivorous

feeding on grain.
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Solenopsis invicta may also alter patterns of seed survival by affecting the behavior or abundance of arthropod and rodent granivores.
Likewise, granivores were even less species rich (10 species) and accounted for [less than]3% of individuals, but represented nearly 30% of the community biomass.
2011), our results suggest that apparent competition mediated by rodent and arthropod granivores may not be an important pathway through which the shrub interacts with native shrubs in our region in the seasons that we studied.
Granivores and nectarivores were representing by few species in all sites.
Tannin and protein in the diet of a food-hoarding granivore, the western scrub-jay.
vasa (Psittacidae, 50 cm), a frugivore and granivore (Langrand 1990), the White-headed Vanga L.
The white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus), a ubiquitous native granivore inhabiting most of North America (Hall, 1981), can discriminate between endophyte-infected and uninfected tall fescue seeds (M.
Among these, Brown provides an insightful glimpse behind the scenes of the long-term desert granivore experiments, and Resetarits and Fauth attempt to predict anuran diversity in natural ponds based on results from mesocosm experiments.
Because seed loss to wind and granivore spillage are potential sources of error in this type of study (Kelrick et al.
The 1993 trapping data for Peromyscus leucopus support the idea that seed predators are more abundant in the gap, but we have no information on the habitat-specific abundances of other granivore species.
We know that changes in the size of granivore populations closely reflect precipitation-related changes in seed production (e.
Adhering sand grains decreased seed predation by 25% for heteromyid rodents, 94% for ants, and 77% for diurnal granivores (birds and ground squirrels).