The ecology of browsing and grazing / I.J. Gordon, H.H.T. Prins, editors.

Series
Published
  • Berlin : Springer c2008
Physical description
xv, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9783540724216
  • 3540724214
  • 9783540724223 (ebook)
  • 3540724222 (ebook)
  • 9786611352790
  • 6611352791
Local notes
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Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Other format: Also issued as an electronic book.
  • Available through SpringerLink.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents
  • Introduction : grazers and browsers in a changing world / Herbert H.T. Prins and Iain J. Gordon -- An evolutionary history of browsing and grazing ungulates / Christine Janis -- The morphophysiological adaptations of browsing and grazing mammals / Marcus Clauss, Thomas Kaiser, and Jürgen Hummel -- Nutritional ecology of grazing and browsing ruminants / Alan J. Duncan and Dennis P. Poppi -- The comparative feeding behaviour of large browsing and grazing herbivores / Kate R. Searle and Lisa A. Shipley -- The comparative population dynamics of browsing and grazing ungulates / Norman Owen-Smith -- Species diversity of browsing and grazing ungulates : consequences for the structure and abundance of secondary production / Herbert H.T. Prins and Hervé Fritz -- Impacts of grazing and browsing by large herbivores on soils and soil biological properties / Kathryn A. Harrison and Richard D. Bardgett -- Plant traits, browsing and grazing herbivores, and vegetation dynamics / Christina Skarpe and Alison Hester -- The impact of browsing and grazing herbivores on biodiversity / Spike E. van Wieren and Jan P. Bakker -- Managing large herbivores in theory and practice : is the game the same for browsing and grazing species? / Jean-Michel Gaillard ... [et al.] -- Grazers and browsers in a changing world : conclusions / Iain J. Gordon and Herbert H.T. Prins.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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