Book 2009

Integrative Wildlife Nutrition

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ISBN: 978-3-540-87884-1 (Print) 978-3-540-87885-8 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Functional Relationships

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      Pages 1-16

      Introduction: Common Themes Across Diverse Taxa

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      Pages 19-31

      Food and Populations

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      Pages 33-52

      Feeding Dynamics: Functional and Behavioral Responses

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      Pages 53-72

      Measuring Food Consumption

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      Pages 73-93

      Digestive Function

  3. Substrates and Tissue Constituents

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      Pages 97-118

      Carbohydrates: Sugars, Fiber and Fermentation

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      Pages 119-131

      Lipids: Fatty Acids and Adipose Tissue

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      Pages 133-156

      Nitrogenous Substrates: Nucleic Acids to Amino Excretion

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      Chapter

      Pages 157-206

      Metabolic Constituents: Water, Minerals and Vitamins

  4. Energy and Integration

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      Pages 209-255

      Energy: Carbon as a Fuel and a Tissue Constituent

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      Pages 257-284

      Integrating Nutrient Supply and Demand in Variable Environments

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 285-342