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The effect of forage structure and availability on food intake, biting rate, bite size and daily eating time of reindeer.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Trudell, J. & White, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Factors influencing the food intake of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) on tundra were studied using tame animals. Food intake was estimated from...

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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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Herbage intake in relation to availability and sward structure: grazing processes and optimal foraging.

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Ungar, E. D. & Noy-Meir, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relationship between grazing intake, herbage availability and sward structure was investigated using grazing process models. The general model exp...

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The size and composition of sheld-geese populations and their food consumption on different vegetation types in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 19 Mar 1986

Authors: Summers, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Densities of upland geese and ruddy-headed geese were determined for a variety of 'natural' pastures in the Falkland Islands. Herbage consumption by g...

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The ecology of the Wash. 3. Density-related behaviour and the possible effects of a loss of feeding grounds on wading birds (Charadrii).

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

3. Responses of knots (Calidris canutus) and oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) to their own density and to that of their prey, and the impact of ...

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Food consumption and energy budgets of the giraffe.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Pellew, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To estimate the efficiency of foraging strategy, the rates of food intake of adult giraffe in the Serengeti National Park are assessed. Daily energy i...

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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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Food selection by skylarks and grazing damage to sugar beet seedlings.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations were made on sugar beet fields in Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk, UK, in April-May 1977 and 1978 from emergence of seedlings until they ...

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Mechanisms linking plant species richness to foraging of a large herbivore.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Wang Ling & Wang Deli & He ZhengBiao & Liu GuoFang & Hodgkinson, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is general concern that local loss of plant diversity will adversely impact net primary productivity and other ecosystem properties. However, me...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. II. The prediction of offtake by sheep.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Hutchings, N. J. & Illius, A. W. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model is described which predicts seasonal changes in the quantity and digestibility of offtake by ewes and lambs grazing seven dwarf shrub-dominate...

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