herbivore


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herbivore

(hûr′bə-vôr′, ûr′-)
n.
An animal that feeds chiefly on plants.

herbivore

any animal feeding on plant matter.
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* loss of herbivore condition and sometimes death by starvation;
Ripley's bivariate [K.sub.12] function [43] was used to evaluate the spatial relationship between cattle herds and wild herbivore herds at different scales of distance at an interval of 250 meters up to a maximum distance (s) of 5000 meters.
Unfortunately, Reginald scares away the herbivore dinosaurs when he charges to greet them.
Herbivore-damaged seeds were counted as any seeds with obvious herbivore damage, along with empty seed chambers that contained seed debris.
A post hoc LSD test revealed that the water content (%) of omnivorous fish group were significantly different, both from herbivore and carnivore (P<0.05) (Fig.
Herbivores could halt this process in places, and roe, sika and red deer populations would be likely to thrive post-farming.
Our study evaluates how risks might shape foraging decisions by a specialist mammalian herbivore. Our experimental trials reduced the complexity experienced by free-ranging animals and demonstrated a clear evaluation of how individuals dealt with both types of risk in isolation.
A one square kilometre area was sealed off from the rest of the bush with an electric fence which keeps out elephant and other large herbivores. The point was to study and also to illustrate the effect that elephant in particular and other species of herbivores can have over time on the floodplain woodland.
In most of the reported possible mechanisms driving large herbivore populations, reproduction and survival have been central, having direct consequences on recruitment (van Langevelde and Prins, 2008).
When herbivores initiate feeding on a host plant, they present "cues", which the plant perceives and uses to help rapidly mobilize its defenses in response to the herbivore's attack on the plant.