Unlocking resources in savannas: how goats and other mixed feeders overcome the negative effects of tannins

@inproceedings{Mkhize2015UnlockingRI,
  title={Unlocking resources in savannas: how goats and other mixed feeders overcome the negative effects of tannins},
  author={Ntuthuko R Mkhize},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract This thesis contributes insights on how condensed tannins might mediate the interactions between woody plants and large herbivores in the African savannas. Current understanding in this regard is still based on data from short-term laboratory experiments, mostly with confined animals and a few correlative field studies that only explore relationships between tannin concentrations of plants with their intake. Although these experiments are a necessary first step in isolating and… CONTINUE READING

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