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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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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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Organic matter intake, diet digestibility and feeding behaviour of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish 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 pressure to develop management protocols for indigenous and sown...

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Plant-animal interactions in a continuously grazed mixture. II. The role of differences in the physiology of plant growth and of selective grazing on the performance and stability of species in a mixture.

Published online: 16 Nov 1991

Authors: Parsons, A. J. & Harvey, A. & Johnson, I. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A physiologically based mechanistic model of the dynamic interaction between plants and animals is used to consider the role of differences in growth ...

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Annual diets of hill sheep and feral goats in southern Scotland.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Bullock, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using faecal anlaysis, the annual diets of hill sheep (Ovis aries) and feral goats (Capra hircus) were estimated for 3 areas of the Scottish Southern ...

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Effects of palm heart harvesting on avian frugivores in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Aleixo, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of harvesting the dominant palm tree Euterpe edulis on the abundance of 15 large frugivorous birds (Ramphastidae, Cracidae, Cotingidae, Tr...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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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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Diet selection by domestic goats in relation to blackbrush twig chemistry.

Published online: 09 Apr 1985

Authors: Provenza, F. D. & Malechek, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The production of current season growth by Coleogyne ramosissima was determined by length measurement in Sept. when the twigs were dormant. Percentage...

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Comparative foraging behaviour and associated energetics of impala and blesbok.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Klein, D. R. & Fairall, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field studies were caried out at 3 locations in South Africa to compare the lifestyles of impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus) and blesbok (Damaliscus...

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