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Small scale heterogeneity in a semi-arid North American grassland. II. Cattle grazing of simulated urine patches.

Published online: 06 Jun 1992

Authors: Jaramillo, V. J. & Detling, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of simulated urine deposition on the selectivity and intensity of cattle grazing on Agropyron smithii [Elymus smithii] tillers were studie...

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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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Feeding ecology and niche separation in some native and domestic ungulates on the Shortgrass Prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Schwartz, C. C. & Ellis, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diet selection studies of two wild species (Bison bison and Antilocapra americana) and domestic cattle and sheep were used to compare the ecological r...

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The nutritional ecology of Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei) in Kenya.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Price, M. R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One male Coke's hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus cokei) weighing 108 kg was used in a digestibility trial. Chopped medium-quality hay with 36.5% crud...

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The diet of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish upland 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 interest in the development of management protocols for indigenou...

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Comparisons of vegetation use and herbivore biomass on a Rhodesian game and cattle ranch.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Taylor, R. D. & Walker, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Botanical composition, utilization of vegetation and animal biomass were compared on the 12 000-ha cattle section and 8 000-ha game section of Buffalo...

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Grazing by mountain hares Lepus timidus L., red deer Cervus elaphus L. and red grouse Lagopus l. scoticus on heather moorland in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Hewson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mountain hares had a similar pattern of feeding throughout the year on a rich moor overlying base-rich rocks where hares were abundant and a poor moor...

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Wigeon (Anas penelope L.) conservation and salting pasture management at Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve, Somerset.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Cadwalladr, D. A. & Owen, M. & Morley, J. V. & Cook, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations indicated that this species of duck, as well as sheep, grazed Puccinellia maritima/Agrostis stolonifera swards in preference to Festuca r...

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Production, dieback and grazing of heather (Calluna vulgaris) in relation to numbers of red grouse (Lagopus l. scoticus) and mountain hares (Lepus timidus) in north-east Scotland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Moss, R. & Miller, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The summer growth, winter dieback and grazing of shoots and flowers of heather was measured at 2 moors in N.E. Scotland. The main factor determining a...

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The influence of vegetation pattern on the grazing of heather moorland by red deer and sheep. II. The impact on heather.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Clarke, J. L. & Welch, D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Red deer (Cervus elaphus) and Scottish Blackface sheep were grazed in a series of 10-day periods in plots of heather (Calluna vulgaris) moorland havin...

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