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Wildlife feeding and nutrition / Charles T. Robbins.

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Subject: Animals > Food.
Animal nutrition.
Game and game-birds > Feeding and feeds.
Captive wild animals > Feeding and feeds.
Animaux > Alimentation.
Gibier > Alimentation.
Animaux sauvages en captivité > Alimentation.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1299365809
  • ISBN: 9781299365803
  • ISBN: 0125893817
  • ISBN: 9780125893817
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 343 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: New York : Academic Press, 1983.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: General nutrient and energy requirements -- Protein -- Water -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Essential fatty acids -- Energy requirements for maintenance -- Protein requirements for maintenance -- Reproductive costs -- Productive costs -- Food composition -- Gastrointestinal anatomy and function -- Digestion and nutrient metabolism -- Food intake and regulation -- Computer models of the nutritional interaction.
Summary: Wildlife Feeding and Nutrition fills a serious gap in the wildlife and animal nutrition literature by providing a discussion of the basic principles of nutrition and their application to the broader field of wildlife ecology. This book is based on lectures presented in an upper-level wildlife nutrition course taught at Washington State University. The book opens with an introductory chapter on wildlife nutrition. This is followed by separate chapters on general nutrient and energy requirements; protein, water, vitamin, and mineral requirements; impact of nutrition on reproductive characteristics; gastrointestinal anatomy and function; and digestion and nutrient metabolism.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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