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Seasonal nutritional characteristics of livestock diets in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Swift, D. M. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient concn for diets of livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Kenya were determined throughout 1 annual cycle, using bite-count m...

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Diet diversity and pesticide risk mediate the negative effects of land use change on solitary bee offspring production.

Published online: 13 Feb 2021

Authors: Centrella, M. & Russo, L. & Ramírez, N. M. & Eitzer, B. & Dyke, M. van & Danforth, B. & Poveda, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Threats to bee pollinators such as land use change, high pesticide risk and reduced floral diet diversity are usually assessed independently, even tho...

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Variation in discrimination factors (Δ15N and Δ13C): the effect of diet isotopic values and applications for diet reconstruction.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Caut, S. & Angulo, E. & Courchamp, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of stable isotopic techniques to study animal diets and trophic levels requires a priori estimates of discrimination factors (Δ13C and Δ15N, a...

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Importance of insect prey quality for grey partridge chicks Perdix perdix: a self-selection experiment.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Borg, C. & Toft, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of aphids in the cereal arthropod fauna has increased since the introduction of herbicides in the 1950s. In order to examine whether th...

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Livestock feeding ecology and resource utilization in a nomadic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Coppock, D. L. & Ellis, J. E. & Swift, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal patterns of forage selection, diet diversity, and habitat use were quantified for livestock managed by the Ngisonyoka Turkana in arid NW Keny...

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How wild bees find a way in European cities: pollen metabarcoding unravels multiple feeding strategies and their effects on distribution patterns in four wild bee species.

Published online: 16 Feb 2022

Authors: Casanelles-Abella, J. & Müller, S. & Keller, A. & Aleixo, C. & Orti, M. A. & Chiron, F. & Deguines, N. & Hallikma, T. & Laanisto, L. & Pinho, P. & Samson, R. & Tryjanowski, P. & Mensel, A. van & Pellissier, L. & Moretti, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban ecosystems can sustain populations of wild bees, partly because of their rich native and exotic floral resources. A better understanding of the ...

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Diet quality and intake requirements of adult female caribou of the Denali herd, Alaska.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Boertje, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Empirical, derived, and theoretical values of diet digestibility, DM intake requirements (DMI), diet nutrient content, and nitrogen and phosphorus bal...

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A review of wolf predation in southern Europe: does the wolf prefer wild prey to livestock?

Published online: 27 Aug 1997

Authors: Meriggi, A. & Lovari, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This synthesis of 15 studies published in the last 15 years, on food habits of the wolf in southern Europe, has shown that ungulates have been the mai...

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Ecotoxicology of copper and cadmium in a contaminated grassland ecosystem. III. Small mammals.

Published online: 01 Oct 1987

Authors: Hunter, B. A. & Johnson, M. S. & Thompson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Detailed dietary analysis throughout the year established seasonal changes in the diet selected by Microtus agrestis, Apodemus sylvaticus and Sotex ar...

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Studies on the changing role of weeds of the genus Polygonum in the diet of the partridge Perdix perdix L.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Potts, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds of Polygonum spp., especially P. convolvulus, were the main weed seeds eaten by partridges in October 1968 and formed 44% of the total dry weigh...

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