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Integrative wildlife nutrition [electronic resource] / Perry S. Barboza, Katherine L. Parker, Ian D. Hume.

Barboza, Perry S. (Author). Parker, Katherine L. (Katherine Lynn) (Added Author). Hume, Ian D. (Added Author). Ebooks Corporation (Added Author).
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Subject: Animal nutrition > Requirements.
Animals > Metabolism.
Animal nutrition.
Wildlife management.
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Animals.
Nutritional Requirements.

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  • ISBN: 9783540878858
  • ISBN: 3540878858
  • ISBN: 9783540878841 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 354087884X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1281951013
  • ISBN: 9781281951014
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Berlin : Springer-Verlag, ©2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Introduction: common themes across diverse taxa -- Part 1. Functional relationships. 2. Food and populations -- 3. Feeding dynamics: functional and behavioral responses -- 4. Measuring food consumption -- 5. Digestive function -- Part II. Substrates and tissue constituents. 6. Carbohydrates: sugars, fiber and fermentation -- 7. Lipids: fatty acids and adipose tissue -- 8. Nitrogenous substrates: nucleic acids to amino excretion -- 9. Metabolic consituents: water, minerals and vitamins -- Part III. Energy and integration. 10. Energy: carbon as a fuel and a tissue constituent -- 11. Integrating nutrient supply and demand in variable environments. -- References -- List of common and scientific names of animals and plants -- Index.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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