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The diet of grey seals from the south-western North Sea assessed from analyses of hard parts found in faeces.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Prime, J. H. & Hammond, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To assess variation in the diet of grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) in the south-western North Sea, faeces were collected from Donna Nook, Lincolnshire...

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Fluoride loading of larvae of pine sawfly from a polluted site.

Published online: 24 Dec 1992

Authors: Davies, M. T. & Davison, A. W. & Port, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The routes of transfer of fluoride to invertebrates and the relative fluoride loading of different body parts were studied in larvae of Diprion pini. ...

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Estimation of badger abundance using faecal DNA typing.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Wilson, G. J. & Frantz, A. C. & Pope, L. C. & Roper, T. J. & Burke, T. A. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Delahay, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife management and conservation programmes often require accurate information on population density, but this can be difficult to obtain, particu...

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Identifying relationships between multi-scale social-ecological factors to explore ungulate health in a western Kazakhstan rangeland.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Khanyari, M. & Robinson, S. & Morgan, E. R. & Salemgareyev, A. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this study, various methods were done to understand what factors affect both saiga and livestock health in Ural, Kazakhstan. Parasite egg count in ...

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A double-observer method for reducing bias in faecal pellet surveys of forest ungulates.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Jenkins, K. J. & Manly, B. F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal surveys are used widely to study variations in abundance and distribution of forest-dwelling mammals when direct enumeration is not feasible. T...

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Parasite spillover to native hosts from more tolerant, supershedding invasive hosts: implications for management.

Published online: 04 Feb 2022

Authors: Ortega, N. & Roznik, E. A. & Surbaugh, K. L. & Cano, N. & Price, W. & Campbell, T. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced hosts are capable of introducing parasite species and altering the abundance of parasites that are already present in native hosts, but few...

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Dung beetles reduce livestock gastrointestinal parasite availability on pasture.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Sands, B. & Wall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthelmintics are widely used to control gastrointestinal parasites of livestock. However, the residues of these compounds, particularly the macrocycl...

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Food preferences of rabbits Oryctolagus cuniculus L. at Holkham sand dunes, Norfolk.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Bhadresa, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The proportion of leaf epidermis of 20 plant species in rabbit faecal pellets collected from Holkham sand dunes was compared with the proportions of t...

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Dung as an insect food source: dung beetles as competitors of other coprophagous fauna and as targets for predators.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Macqueen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The coprophagous insects of Australia are discussed in relation to the constituents of cattle dung and the requirements of the insects. The effect of ...

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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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