Definitions

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  • noun the consumption of living plant tissue by animals.

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Examples

  • Finally, herbivory occurs when an animal uses a plant as food.

    Predation

  • In turns out that everything I saw in terms the herbivory of plants by animals was with insects for the simple reason that mammals are not present there.

    Mongabay.com News

  • In turns out that everything I saw in terms the herbivory of plants by animals was with insects for the simple reason that mammals are not present there.

    Mongabay.com News

  • In turns out that everything I saw in terms the herbivory of plants by animals was with insects for the simple reason that mammals are not present there.

    Mongabay.com News

  • In turns out that everything I saw in terms the herbivory of plants by animals was with insects for the simple reason that mammals are not present there.

    Mongabay.com News

  • If one species changes its phenology more than another, will this then increase or decrease the effects of competition, herbivory, predation, parasitism, etc.?

    Effects of climate change on the biodiversity of the Arctic

  • Further information: Plant defense against herbivory

    Frugivore

  • Mammalian herbivory in terrestrial environments. in C.M. Herrera and O. Pellmyr, editors.

    Frugivore

  • Importance of plant traits and herbivory for invasiveness of Phragmites australis (Poaceae).

    Phragmites australis - cryptic invasion of the Common Reed in North America

  • Plant traits that give the non-native a competitive edge may include extended photoperiod, greater leaf turnover and reduced susceptibility to herbivory.

    Phragmites australis - cryptic invasion of the Common Reed in North America

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