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Cover for A comparison of attitudes and coping strategies of small animal veterinarians towards behaviour problems of companion dogs in Israel and Brazil.

Author(s)
Raileanu, Y. A.; Baht-Segal, L.; Terkel, J.; Harell, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding use and users at Itatiaia National Park, Brazil.

This paper reports on a research conducted to understand the relationship between visitor characteristics, behaviour and ecological impacts based on a case study in Itatiaia National Park (INP), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Impacts at overnight camp sites are indeed due largely to visitor behaviour. The ...

Author(s)
Magro, T. C.; Barros, M. I. A. de
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Primate frugivory in two species-rich neotropical forests: implications for the demography of large-seeded plants in overhunted areas.

In this study, the nature of interactions between primates and plant species in two species-rich neotropical forests (Urucu, Amazonas, Brazil, and Raleighvallen-Voltzberg Reserve, central Suriname) were compared. Seed dispersal in the two sites was predominantly animal-mediated. Over four-fifths of ...

Author(s)
Peres, C. A.; Roosmalen, M. van
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995250)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The seed-dispersers and fruit syndromes of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myrtaceae</i> in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

Data on the seed dispersers of 68 Myrtaceae species in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest in São Paulo, Brazil were combined with data on the associated variation in fruit morphology and chemical composition to determine if suites of fruit traits are associated with distinct sets of frugivores. Fruit...

Author(s)
Pizo, M. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995250)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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