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for·age

(fōr-ahzh'),
The operation of cutting a channel by surgical diathermy through an enlarged prostate.
[Fr. boring]

forage

(for′ăj) [Fr., fourrage, fodder]
1. Creation of a channel through an enlarged prostate by use of an electric cautery. This technique may be used in other tissues.
2. Fodder for cattle or horses or cattle.
3. A search for food of any kind.

forage

strictly speaking, dried winter feed, usually hay. Used also to include ensilage and even pasture so that the term becomes synonymous with roughage. See also bunk forage.

forage mites
forage poisoning
the forage contains a toxic agent. See food poisoning.
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This highlights them as important potential forage candidates, though the specific varieties tested have not been formally evaluated in California.
At each harvest, the samples were pooled by the replicate plot of each forage type, mixed, and representative subsamples of approximately 2 kg were collected for further processing and chemical analysis.
Although the residual treatment of 30 cm did not allow the residual height target to be achieved, results were consistent, especially when we evaluate the difficulty to maintain Mombaca grass pastures at high grazing intensities, due to the resistance of animals to consume the forage mass from the lower strata at the end of the occupation period and to the intake limitations imposed by the lower nutritive value and structure unfavorable to the seizure of forage by the animals.
Anderson and his colleagues focused their efforts on the type of bermudagrass most widely recommended as forage, an ARS-developed cultivar known as "Tifton 85.
Dry forage feeding makes it possible to raise bigger herds of ruminants in barn conditions.
We could not observe time to forage for the 74 NTU treatment, so this treatment was excluded from the analysis.
Another term used when describing forage quality is the "fiber" content, which is synonymous with the accumulation of cellulose and lignin.
First in barani areas where agriculture depends on seasonal rains feed needs are partly met through forage crops forage imports and purchase from irrigated tracts and partly from fallow grazing.
IGFA has begun working with a number of other organizations to highlight new science on forage fish and to elevate their importance to fisheries managers so that they can be better conserved and managed.
Le president executif de Circle Oil, Chris Green, a decrit le debut du forage comme une autre etape' dans le programme de travail charge de cette annee.
Found from the tropics to the poles, forage fish typically travel in dense schools of thousands or even millions, which makes them easy prey for modern fishing fleets equipped with purse seine nets that can cinch up an entire school at once.