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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 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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Effects of season, grazing intensity and diet composition on the radio caesium intake by sheep on re-seeded hill pasture.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Mayes, R. W. & Elston, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Herbage intake and diet composition of sheep were measured on 2 swards containing mainly Lolium perenne, Festuca rubra and Trifolium repens, on an org...

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Comparative studies of the ingestive behaviour and herbage intake of sheep and cattle grazing indigenous hill plant communities.

Published online: 31 Aug 1991

Authors: Hodgson, J. & Forbes, T. D. A. & Armstrong, R. H. & Beattie, M. M. & Hunter, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field studies in Scotland, groups of non-lactating ewes and cows grazed together on 3 native grassland communities (Agrostis-Festuca, Nardus-Festuc...

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The physiology of grass production under grazing. 2. Photosynthesis, crop growth and animal intake of continuously-grazed swards.

Published online: 02 Feb 1984

Authors: Parsons, A. J. & Leafe, E. L. & Collett, B. & Penning, P. D. & Lewis, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measurements were made to determine the balance between photosynthesis, animal intake and the losses of matter in swards maintained by 'lenient' conti...

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Organic matter intake, diet digestibility and feeding behaviour of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish vegetation communities.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Fraser, M. D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK, there is increased pressure to develop management protocols for indigenous and sown...

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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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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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Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle: the importance of habitat quality.

Published online: 05 Mar 1997

Authors: Wallisdevries, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutritional limitations of free-ranging cattle were examined in relation to variations in habitat quality, in the Netherlands. Twenty Meuse-Rhine-Ysse...

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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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