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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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Nutrient removal by cattle from a shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Dean, R. & Ellis, J. E. & Rice, R. W. & Bement, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy and N removal by cattle from a shortgrass prairie ecosystem [botanical composition not stated] in N. Colorado were determined. Grazing intensit...

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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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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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Competitive reversal between plant species is driven by species-specific tolerance to flooding stress and nutrient acquisition during early marsh succession.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Muench, A. & Elsey-Quirk, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding plant species interactions along successional trajectories is critical for managing and restoring ecosystems, as both resource availabil...

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Fire-induced negative nutritional outcomes for cattle when sharing habitat with native ungulates in an African savanna.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Odadi, W. O. & Kimuyu, D. M. & Sensenig, R. L. & Veblen, K. E. & Riginos, C. & Young, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Prescribed burning is used in tropical savannas to improve habitat conditions for domestic and wild herbivores, but its effects on the ecological inte...

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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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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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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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