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Wildlife nutrition 782


 
Modulekode NLB 782
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module-inhoud

Ensuring essential prior knowledge of the fundamentals of nutrition through peer-assisted learning strategies. The digestive functioning of selected wild ruminant and non-ruminant herbivores is discussed as well as their nutrient requirements and deficiencies that commonly occur. The spatial scaling of nutrients in vegetation is explained, followed by which foraging strategies large African herbivores of varying body sizes use to adapt to spatial and temporal nutrient heterogeneity, including optimal foraging theory.

Modulekrediete 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals, 3 Block weeks
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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