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Response of slugs to unacceptable food items.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Whelan, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Each of 2 species of slug ate more of 'unacceptable' plants to which they were not normally exposed in the first trial, but less in a second trial sug...

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Feeding behaviour and impact of ducks on ripening barley crops grown in Otago, New Zealand.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Gillespie, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field feeding by mallard ducks was not random; fodder barley and stubble fields were preferred and standing oat crops were avoided. Ducks were attract...

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Foraging behaviour of goats and sheep in the Caatinga of Brazil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Pfister, J. A. & Malechek, J. C. & Balph, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seasonal feeding patterns of sheep and goats was quantified by estimating the time spent per feeding station, and the proportion of foraging time ...

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Abundance, growth and feeding of natterjack toads (Bufo calamita) in a 4-year-old artificial habitat.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Boomsma, J. J. & Arntzen, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Bud-feeding by bullfinches: methods for spreading damage evenly within orchards.

Published online: 01 Jul 1987

Authors: Greig-Smith, P. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To explore possible ways of reducing the effets of bud-eating in orchards, captive bullfinches [Pyrrhula pyrrhula] were studied in an aviary simulatio...

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An individual-based model of Trichogramma foraging behaviour: parameter estimation for single females.

Published online: 20 Sep 1996

Authors: Blanché, S. & Casas, J. & Bigler, F. & Bergeijk, K. E. J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The aim of this work was to estimate spatio-temporal parameters of an individual based model of Trichogramma female foraging behaviour in a mass reari...

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Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of the invasive fruit pest Drosophila suzukii.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, B. A. & Whitener, A. B. & Leinweber, Y. & Revadi, S. & Beers, E. H. & Witzgall, P. & Becher, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The highly invasive spotted wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii is a key pest of soft fruit and berries in Europe and North America, and development of...

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Foraging choices of vampire bats in diverse landscapes: potential implications for land-use change and disease transmission.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Streicker, D. G. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Latin America, the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus is the primary reservoir of rabies, a zoonotic virus that kills thousands of livestock annu...

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Summer foraging activity and movements of radio-tagged common seals (Phoca vitulina L.) in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Miller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Very high frequency telemetry was used to study summer foraging patterns and movements of 3 adult common seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Moray Firth, UK...

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The effect of pasture availability on food intake, species selection and grazing behaviour of kangaroos.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Short, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Food intake, grazing behaviour and diet of red and western grey kangaroos were monitored as they progressively depleted an arid zone pasture from 1000...

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