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Grazing management of Woodwalton Fen: seasonal changes in the diet of cattle and rabbits.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Williams, O. B. & Wells, T. C. E. & Wells, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The species diversity of Woodwalton Fen National Nature Reserve in Huntingdon, England, was threatened by an increase in the coarse grasses Calamagros...

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The ecology of the Kafue lechwe: its nutritional status and herbage intake.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The levels of blood urea, Ca, P, Na and K in the lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) blood sera were determined and compared with a standard. Blood urea wa...

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Food preferences of rabbits Oryctolagus cuniculus L. at Holkham sand dunes, Norfolk.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bhadresa, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of leaf epidermis of 20 plant species in rabbit faecal pellets collected from Holkham sand dunes was compared with the proportions of t...

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Selection of upland swards by red deer (Cervus elaphus) on Rhum.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Charles, W. N. & McCowan, D. & East, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In 1965-67 the use of sward types by red deer on Rhum was assessed from faeces counts within a 750-ha study area and by observations of deer dispersio...

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Large predators can mitigate nutrient losses associated with off-site removal of animals from a wildlife reserve.

Published online: 18 Aug 2021

Authors: Abraham, A. J. & Webster, A. B. & Prys-Jones, T. O. & Roux, E. le & Smith, D. & McFayden, D. & Jager, P. C. de & Clauss, M. & Doughty, C. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animals concentrate key nutrients in their bodies. In fenced wildlife reserves where nutrient input and/or retention is low, the off-site removal of a...

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Faecal bacteria associated with different diets of wintering red kites: influence of livestock carcass dumps in microflora alteration and pathogen acquisition.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blanco, G. & Lemus, J. A. & Grande, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the important role of refuse dumps for the conservation of threatened avian scavengers, there is no information about the direct effects on sc...

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Chronic traffic noise increases food intake and alters gene expression associated with metabolism and disease in bats.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Song ShengJing & Chang Yang & Wang DaiPing & Jiang TingLei & Feng Jiang & Lin AiQing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise exposure has deleterious effects on the foraging ecology of many animals. However, the effects of chronic anthropogenic noise on f...

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The utilization of blanket bog vegetation by grazing sheep.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Grant, S. A. & Lamb, W. I. C. & Kerr, C. D. & Bolton, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Three areas of bog in western Scotland were grazed at monthly intervals at the times of the year when sheep would graze these areas in hill sheep prod...

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