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

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Author/Creator:
Barboza, Perry S.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
Berlin : Springer-Verlag, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • 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:
Electronic reproduction. New York : Springer, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 9, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Contributor:
Parker, Katherine L. (Katherine Lynn)
Hume, Ian D.
SpringerLink (Online service)
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ISBN:
9783540878858
3540878858

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