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grazing

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The consumption of vegetation, usually on grassland, by animals, particularly cattle and sheep. Overgrazing can lead to desertification.

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What the X Has to Do with It: Differences in Regulatory Variability between the Sexes in <i>Drosophila simulans</i>

Rita M. Graze, Lauren M. McIntyre, Alison M. Morse, Bret M. Boyd, Sergey V. Nuzhdin and Marta L. Wayne.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 7718 words.

The mechanistic basis of regulatory variation and the prevailing evolutionary forces shaping that variation are known to differ between sexes and between chromosomes. Regulatory variation...

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grazing

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

The consumption of vegetation, usually on grassland, by animals, particularly cattle and sheep. Overgrazing can lead to desertification.

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graze

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

To feed on vegetation, usually in a field, pasture, or meadow.

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grazer

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A herbivorous, vertebrate animal that feeds on grass and herbs. An aquatic invertebrate that feeds by scraping or rasping material from organic mats (e.g. algal mats) coating the surface of...

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grazing

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Eating whatever takes your fancy, wherever, and whenever you feel like it. Grazers do not have set meal times and usually eat food for pleasure rather than health. Grazing is a major...

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grazing

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

Using a remote control device to switch frequently from one television programme to another, sampling what is currently being broadcast without settling for long on any single programme. Se...

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grazing

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 19 words.

The consumption of vegetation, usually on grassland, by animals, particularly cattle and sheep. Overgrazing can lead to desertification.

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grazing

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 19 words.

The consumption of vegetation, usually on *grassland, by animals, particularly cattle and sheep. Overgrazing can lead to *

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grazer

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 40 words.

A herbivorous, vertebrate animal that feeds on grass and herbs. An aquatic invertebrate that feeds by scraping or rasping material

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graze

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 12 words.

To feed on vegetation, usually in a field, pasture, or meadow.

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