herbivory

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herbivory

(hɜːˈbɪvərɪ)
n
the consumption of plants
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Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate committee on economic affairs, also criticized the vanity tax as a 'discriminatory policy,' which would have a 'disproportionately adverse effect on women, the primary consumers of cosmetics.
In a joint study by the Heinrich BE[micro]ll Foundation and ECESR, published in late March, it appears that the primary consumers of water are nuclear and coal-fired power stations for cooling purposes.
The primary consumers for breakfast cereals continued to be urban consumers.
Germany and France stood out as the primary consumers of organic personal care products in Europe.
Designers and engineers will increasingly be the primary consumers of EPDs, and Architecture 2030 believes that the success of the project is dependent on input from this community.
Then they look at the major biological orders from primary producers to large marine mammals, primary consumers, benthic communities, seaweeds, wetlands, and fisheries.
Reduced survivorship of these primary producers and primary consumers could lead to shifts in food web dynamics and potentially ecosystem instability.
The primary consumers of the joint venture products will be FGC UES OJSC and Russian Grids (Rosseti) JSC.
The target of this effort is super-sized and over-sized sugary drinks, especially when children are the primary consumers," Davis said in a statement.
But Richard Davies, sales and marketing director of Cardiff-based brewer Brains, said: "Regular consumer research tells us that the primary consumers of our beers are adults, primarily male over the age of 30, who use alcohol responsibly.
As a result the region's middle class is likely to replace the role of the US and Europe as the world's primary consumers.
Other nations, the primary consumers of fossil fuels, can pay for it This would produce a global trade that would be of benefit to everyone involved.
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