Interactions between coot (Fulica atra) and submerged macrophytes: the role of birds in the restoration process

@article{Perrow2004InteractionsBC,
  title={Interactions between coot (Fulica atra) and submerged macrophytes: the role of birds in the restoration process},
  author={Martin R. Perrow and J. Hans Schutten and John R. Howes and Tim Holzer and F. Jane Madgwick and Adrian J. D. Jowitt},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={342},
  pages={241-255}
}
Grazing by herbivorous birds is often cited as an important factorin suppressing macrophyte development in shallow lakes undergoingrestoration, thus delaying the attainment of the stable clear waterstate. Development and succession of macrophyte communities andsize, diet and grazing pressure of coot (Fulica atra)populations upon macrophytes, were monitored… CONTINUE READING

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