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Comparative foraging and nutrition of horses and cattle in European wetlands.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Menard, C. & Duncan, P. & Fleurance, G. & Georges, J. Y. & Lila, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Equids are generalist herbivores that co-exist with bovids of similar body size in many ecosystems. There are two major hypotheses to explain their co...

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Nutrient fertilization, copper toxicity and growth in three grassland species in the Netherlands.

Published online: 25 Oct 1988

Authors: Dueck, T. A. & Tensen, D. & Duijff, B. J. & Pasman, F. J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The response to Cu of Lolium perenne, Trifolium repens and Agrostis capillaris, originating from 2 areas where Cu-enriched pig slurry had been applied...

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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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Performance of sheep on unburned and serially burned blanket bog in western Ireland.

Published online: 24 Feb 1984

Authors: Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A heather-dominated blanket bog was burned in small patches annually for 5 yr. Sheep were stocked at 1 ewe/ha from the 2nd yr onward and their perform...

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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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Increased root herbivory under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations is reversed by silicon-based plant defences.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Frew, A. & Allsopp, P. G. & Gherlenda, A. N. & Johnson, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicted increases in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 may alter the susceptibility of many plants to insect herbivores due to changes in plant nutr...

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The state of the world's biodiversity for food and agriculture.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Authors: Bélanger, J. & Pilling, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the first global assessment of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA). It complements other global assessments prepared unde...

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Routes to achieving sustainable intensification in simulated dairy farms: the importance of production efficiency and complimentary land uses.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: White, P. J. C. & Lee, M. A. & Roberts, D. J. & Cole, L. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable intensification (SI) is a global challenge, aiming to increase food production whilst conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. This...

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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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Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Center, T. D. & Dray, F. A., Jr. & Mattison, E. D. & Tipping, P. W. & Rayamajhi, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant nutrition (bottom-up effects) impacts a plant's ability to withstand herbivory (top-down effects) and influences phytophagous insect fecundity. ...

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