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Title Large herbivore ecology, ecosystem dynamics and conservation / edited by Kjell Danell [and others]
Published Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2006

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 506 pages) : illustrations, charts
Series Conservation biology series (Cambridge, England) ; no. 11
Conservation biology series (Cambridge, England) ; 11.
Contents Large herbivores across biomes / Hervé Fritz and Anne Loison -- Living in a seasonal environment / Jon Moen, Reidar Andersen, and Andrew Illius -- Linking functional responses and foraging behaviour to population dynamics / Andrew W. Illius -- Impacts of large herbivores on plant community structure and dynamics / Alison J. Hester [and others] -- Long-term effects of herbivory on plant diversity and functional types in arid ecosystems / David Ward -- The influence of large herbivores on tree recruitment and forest dynamics / Robin Gill -- Large herbivores : missing partners of western European light-demanding tree and shrub species? / Frans W.M. Vera, Elisabeth S. Bakker, and Han Olff -- Frugivory in large mammalian herbivores / Richard Bodmer and David Ward -- Large herbivores as sources of disturbance in ecosystems / N. Thompson Hobbs -- The roles of large herbivores in ecosystem nutrient cycles / John Pastor, Yosef Cohen, and N. Thompson Hobbs -- Large herbivores in heterogeneous grassland ecosystems / Douglas A. Frank -- Modelling of large herbivore-vegetation interactions in a landscape context / Peter J. Weisberg, Michael B. Coughenour, and Harald Bugmann-- Effects of large herbivores on other fauna / Otso Suominen and Kjell Danell -- The future role of large carnivores in terrestrial trophic interactions : the northern temperate view / Reidar Andersen, John D.C. Linnell, and Erling J. Solberg -- Restoring the functions of grazed ecosystems / Iain J. Gordon -- Themes and future directions in herbivore-ecosystem interactions and conservation / John Pastor [and others]
Summary "For the purposes of this book, we define large herbivores as even-toed (Artiodactyla) and odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) over 5 kg, and elephants (Proboscidea)"--Page 2
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Herbivores -- Ecology
Herbivores -- Habitat -- Conservation
Herbivores -- Conservation
Herbivores -- Habitat
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Mammals.
NATURE -- Animals -- Mammals.
Herbivores -- Ecology
Herbivoren.
Ecologie.
Ecosystemen.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Form Electronic book
Author Danell, Kjell.
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