Sika Deer: Biology and Management of Native and Introduced Populations / Edition 1

Sika Deer: Biology and Management of Native and Introduced Populations / Edition 1

by Dale R. McCullough
     
 

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ISBN-10: 4431998020

ISBN-13: 9784431998020

Pub. Date: 11/19/2010

Publisher: Springer Japan

This beautifully-illustrated book on Sika deer probes their basic biology, behavior, and ecology, including management for sport hunting, conservation or recovery of threatened populations, and resolution of conflict with humans in native and introduced lands.

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This beautifully-illustrated book on Sika deer probes their basic biology, behavior, and ecology, including management for sport hunting, conservation or recovery of threatened populations, and resolution of conflict with humans in native and introduced lands.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9784431998020
Publisher:
Springer Japan
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages:
666
Product dimensions:
1.39(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
Dale R. McCullough Part I Basic Biology

2 Fossil Record of Sika Deer in Japan
Yoshinari Kawamura 3 Two Genetically Distinct Lineages of the Japanese Sika Deer Based on Mihondrial Control Regions
Nagata 4 Evolutionary Significance of Admixture and Fragmentation of Sika Deer Populations in Japan
Hidetoshi B. Tamate 5 Nutritional Physiology of Wild and Domesticated Japanese Sika Deer
Takayoshi Masuko and Kousaku Souma 6 Endocrinology of Sika Deer
Kiyoshi Yamauchi and Yukiko Matsuura 7 Reproduction of Female Sika Deer in Japan, with Special Reference to Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan
Nobumasa Ohnishi, Masato Minami, Rie Nishiya, Kotoyo Yamada, Hiroyuki Nishizuka, Hiroshi Higuchi, Azusa Nara, Masatsugu Suzuki, and Seiki Takatsuki Part II Food and Habitat Relations 8 Food Habits of Sika Deer on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan with Reference to Local Variations, Size Effects,and Comparison with the Main Island
Seiki Takatsuki and U. K. G. K. Padmalal 9 Plants and Plant Communities on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan, in Relation to Sika Deer Herbivory
Seiki Takatsuki and Takehiko Y. Ito 10 Productivity and Foraging Efficiency of the Short-Grass (Zoysia japonica) Community for Sika Deer
Takehiko Y. Ito, Mariko Shimoda, and Seiki Takatsuki 11 Home Range, Habitat Selection, and Food Habits of the Sika Deer Using the Short-Grass Community on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan
Takehiko Y. Ito and Seiki Takatsuki 12 Shift to Litterfall as Year-Round Forage for Sika Deer after a Population Crash
Masami Miyaki and Koichi Kaji 13 The Dynamics of Forest Stands Affected by Sika Deer on Nakanoshima Island—Change of Size Structure Similar to the Thinning Effect
Masami Miyaki and Koichi Kaji 14 Biology of Sika Deer in Hyogo: Characteristics of Reproduction, Food Habits, Growth, and Condition
MayumiYokoyama 15 Bark-Stripping Preference of Sika Deer and Its Seasonality on Mt. Ohdaigahara, Central Japan
Masaki Ando and Ei’ichi Shibata

16 North-South Variations in Sika Deer Ecology as a Forest-Dwelling Cervid
Seiki Takatsuki 17 Geographical Variations in Food Habits of Sika Deer: The Northern Grazer vs. the Southern Browser
Seiki Takatsuki 18 What Is “Natural” Vegetation? A Reconsideration of Herbivory by Wild Ungulates
Seiki TakatsukiPart III Behavior: Migration and Breeding Systems 19 Seasonal Migration of Sika Deer on Hokkaido Island, Japan
Hiromasa Igota, Mayumi Sakuragi, and Hiroyuki Uno

20 Migratory and Sedentary Behavior Patterns of Sika Deer in Honshu and Kyushu, Japan
Tsuneaki Yabe and Seiki Takatsuki 21 Variation in Mating Behavior of Sika Deer: Mating Behaviorof Sika Deer on Nozaki Island
Akira Endo 22 Reproductive Ecology of Sika Deer on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan: Reproductive Success of Males and Multi-Mating of Females
Masato Minami, Nobumasa Ohnishi, Ayumi Okada, and Seiki Takatsuki 23 Life-Time Reproductive Success of Female Sika Deer on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan
Masato Minami, Nobumasa Ohnishi, Naoko Higuchi, Ayumi Okada, and Seiki Takatsuki 24 Reproduction of Female Sika Deer in Western Japan
Toru Koizumi, Shin-ichiro Hamasaki, Mayumi Kishimoto, Mayumi Yokoyama, Masato Kobayashi, and Aiko Yasutake Color Plates Part IV Population Dynamics and Management 25 Sika Deer in Nara Park: Unique Human-Wildlife Relations
Harumi Torii and Shirow Tatsuzawa 26 A 20-Year History of Sika Deer Management in the Mt. Goyo Area, Northern Honshu
Seiki Takatsuki 27 Survival Patterns of Male and Female Sika Deer on Kinkazan Island, Northern Japan
Masato Minami, Nobumasa Ohnishi, and Seiki Takatsuki 28 Sika Deer in an Evergreen Broad-Leaved Forest Zone on the Boso

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