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The Ecology of Browsing and Grazing / Edition 1

The Ecology of Browsing and Grazing / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9783642091483
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/25/2010
Series: Ecological Studies , #195
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1 Grazers and Browsers in a Changing World: Introduction

Herbert H.T. Prins and Iain J. Gordon

2 An Evolutionary History of Browsing and Grazing Ungulates

Christine Janis

3 The Morphophysiological Adaptations of Browsing and Grazing Mammals

Marcus Clauss, Thomas Kaiser, and Jürgen Hummel

4 Nutritional Ecology of Grazing and Browsing Ruminants

Alan J. Duncan and Dennis P. Poppi

5 The Comparative Feeding Bahaviour of Browsing and Grazing Large Herbivores

Kate Searle and??

6 The Comparative Population Dynamics of Browsing and Grazing Ungulates

Norman Owen-Smith

7 Species Diversity of Browsing and Grazing Ungulates: Consequences for the Structure and Abundance of Secondary Production

Herbert H.T. Prins and Hervé Fritz

8 Impacts of Grazing and Browsing by Large Herbivores on Soils and Soil Biological Properties

Kathryn A. Harrison and Richard D. Bardgett

9 Plant Traits, Browsing and Grazing Herbivores, and Vegetation Dynamics

C. Skarpe and A.J. Hester

10 The Impact of Browsing and Grazing Herbivores on Biodiversity

S. E. van Wieren and J.P. Bakker

11 Managing Large Herbivores in Theory and Practice: is the Game the Same for Browsing and grazing Species?

Jean-Michel Gaillard, Patrick Duncan, Sip Van Wieren, Anne Loison, François Klein, and Daniel Maillard

12 Browsers and Grazers in a Changing World: Conclusions

Iain J. Gordon and Herbert H.T. Prins

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