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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.
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Forage conserved this way will be good for up to three years.
Three forage cuts were taken and forage harvesting was completed during the last week of March and the crop was then left for seed harvesting.
Exceptions to this seem to be Phoebastria immutabilis (Rothschild, 1893) and Phoebastria nigripes (Audubon, 1839) breeding in Hawaii, but both upwelling systems near colonies and the argument that these species can forage on temperate waters may represent a non-tropical foraging behaviour (Congdon et al., 2005).
Estimated forage mass is an important management tool, and understanding its relationship with natural grassland physiognomy is essential to assess responses to different grazing methods.
of residents in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont forage
Understanding the analytic terminology to describe forage and forage testing can help livestock owners purchase and/ or produce high-quality forages.
The efficiency of forage cactus sorghum intercropping under different conditions of irrigation has still been little researched, but studies demonstrate that using irrigation in forage cactus plantations is an excellent alternative to improve yield (Flores-Hernandez et al., 2004; Queiroz et al., 2015).
Since that time, many forage varieties and species have become available but have not been experimentally tested.
Among the forage plants mostly used for milk production, the Panicum maximum species stand out for their high productivity and good nutritional value, and they have been predominantly used in intermittent grazing systems (Freitas, Fonseca, Braz, Martuscello, & Santos, 2012).
Many forage grasses grow best with help from nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizers.