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Available and refractory nitrogen in detritus of coastal vascular plants and macroalgae
The chemical nature of nitrogenous compounds in detritus both reflects decay processes and influences rates of detrital decomposition. We followed changes in total, available and refractory nitrogenExpand
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INTRODUCTION ........ ...... ...... ....... ... ....... ......... 479 THE NATURE OF SECONDARY COMPOUNDS .. ... ..... 480 Introduction 480 Distribution of Secondary Compounds in Space and Time 481Expand
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The role of phenolic compounds and other plant constituents in feeding by Canada geese in a coastal marsh
SummaryWe have assessed the relative importance of phenolic compounds, other secondary metabolites, and gross nutrient levels as feeding cues to Canada geese. Phenolic content was the mostExpand
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Changes in tannins in ripening fruits
Abstract Simple methods for separating tannins (flavolans) of different molecular size, and determining the degree of polymerization have been used in a study of the changes in these compounds inExpand
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A Place for Strangers: Towards a History of Australian Aboriginal Being
Introduction 1. Worlds to endure 2. Songs of a wayfarer 3. A new sky hero from a conquered land 4. Our mother from northern shores 5. From the mother to the millennium Conclusion.
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Ethylene in Plant Biology.Frederick B. Abeles
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Decomposition in salt marsh ecosystems: phenolic dynamics during decay of litter of Spartina alterniflora
Loss of weight and change in concentration of soluble phenolics, bound phenolics, lignins, and cell wall material were followed over 2 yr of decay in 4 types of litter of Spartina alterniflora. TheExpand
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Secondary compounds and food selection by colobus monkeys
Abstract The feeding behaviour of black-and-white colobus monkeys, Colobus guereza , has been studied in the rain forest of Uganda. These animals, which are mainly leaf-eaters, are very selective inExpand
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Evolution of Flavonoid Compounds
The world around us has been shaped by evolution. In social terms, evolutionary processes seem fast. The changes which have taken place in the organization of human societies over the last 1000 orExpand
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