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Diet, feeding behaviour and food intake of the upland goose (Chloephaga picta) and ruddy-headed goose (C. rubidiceps) in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Grieve, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diet of upland and ruddy-headed geese was composed mainly of Poa annua and P. pratensis. Leaf lengths of P. annua/pratensis eaten on 'greens' did ...

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Crop domestication creates a refuge from parasitism for a native moth.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Chen, Y. H. & Welter, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect herbivores are generally more abundant in agroecosystems than in natural ecosystems. One possible cause is that artificial selection of crop pl...

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Hunting behaviour in domestic cats: an exploratory study of risk and responsibility among cat owners.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Crowley, S. L. & Cecchetti, M. & McDonald, R. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Detailed interviews on 48 cat owners in the United Kingdom were conducted to investigate how they feel about their pets' hunting behaviour, to find ou...

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Individual responses of seabirds to commercial fisheries revealed using GPS tracking, stable isotopes and vessel monitoring systems.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Votier, S. C. & Bearhop, S. & Witt, M. J. & Inger, R. & Thompson, D. & Newton, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The large amount of discards produced by commercial fisheries can have major impacts on marine predator populations: this abundant food may increase p...

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The effect of pasture availability on food intake, species selection and grazing behaviour of kangaroos.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Short, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Food intake, grazing behaviour and diet of red and western grey kangaroos were monitored as they progressively depleted an arid zone pasture from 1000...

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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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Impact of the rosette crown weevil Trichosirocalus briesei on the growth and reproduction of Onopordum thistles.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Briese, D. T. & Thomann, T. & Vitou, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several European thistle species of the genus Onopordum have become naturalized in Australia and are considered serious pasture weeds, leading to a pr...

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Habitat utilization in a stratified upland landscape by two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) are summer grazers that switch to browse in winter, while rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) eat mostly grasses throughout...

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Non-lethal control of wildlife: using chemical repellents as feeding deterrents for the European badger Meles meles.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Baker, S. E. & Ellwood, S. A. & Watkins, R. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-lethal methods of controlling wildlife foraging damage may offer conservation, ethical, legal and efficacy advantages over lethal control. Chemica...

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Estimation of anopheline survival rate, vectorial capacity and mosquito infection probability from malaria vector infection rates in villages near Madang, Papua New Guinea.

Published online: 13 Jul 1991

Authors: Graves, P. M. & Burkot, T. R. & Saul, A. J. & Hayes, R. J. & Carter, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indices of the intensity of malaria transmission (mosquito survival per feeding cycle, survival per extrinsic incubation period, vectorial capacity an...

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