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Spring Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) predicts annual variation in timing of peak faecal crude protein in mountain ungulates.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Hamel, S. & Garel, M. & Festa-Bianchet, M. & Gaillard, J. M. & Côté, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) has been used to assess the relationships between habitat quality and animal life-h...

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More rapid and severe disease outbreaks for aquaculture at the tropics: implications for food security.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Leung, T. L. F. & Bates, A. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquaculture is replacing capture fisheries in supplying the world with dietary protein. Although disease is a major threat to aquaculture production, ...

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Spring grazing and the manipulation of food quality by barnacle geese.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Ydenberg, R. C. & Prins, H. H. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The foraging activities of a large flock of barnacle geese (Branta leucopsis) wintering on the West Friesian island of Schiermonnikoog were monitored ...

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Diet and the condition and growth of elephants in Uganda.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Malpas, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Rwenzori and Kabalega Falls National Parks, in the latter north and south of the Victoria Nile, 243 elephants were culled as family units at 2 ...

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Preliminary studies into bush utilization by cattle in Zambia.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Rees, W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was made in the Northern Province, during Aug. and Oct. 1968, of the suitability of miombo woodland (Brachystegia/Julbernardia) for cattle rea...

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Differences in nutritional quality between herbaceous plants and bark of conifers as winter food for the vole Microtus pennsylvanicus.

Published online: 01 May 1993

Authors: Bucyanayandi, J. D. & Bergeron, J. M. & Soucie, J. & Thomas, D. W. & Jean, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During winter 1987-88 and 1988-89 in Quebec, food quality (protein, total non-structural carbohydrates (TNC) and phenolics) was much greater, and vari...

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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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Mixture of cultivars: pilot field trial of an ecological alternative to improve production or quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum).

Published online: 25 Jun 1995

Authors: Sarandon, S. J. & Sarandon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study in La Plata, Argentina, mixtures of wheat cultivars were tested as an ecological alternative to pure culture, for producing either a ...

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Multifaceted functional diversity for multifaceted crop yield: towards ecological assembly rules for varietal mixtures.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Montazeaud, G. & Violle, C. & Roumet, P. & Rocher, A. & Ecarnot, M. & Compan, F. & Maillet, G. & Fort, F. & Fréville, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological theories suggest that higher plant genetic diversity can increase productivity in natural ecosystems. So far, varietal mixtures, that is, t...

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Seasonal effects on the nutritional ecology of blackbuck Antilope cervicapra.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Jhala, Y. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal food habits of the endangered blackbuck antelope Antilope cervicapra were studied by observing wild and captive blackbuck feeding in differen...

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