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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (17): 3127–3134.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michaël Beaulieu; Kristin Franke; Klaus Fischer ABSTRACT In ripe fruit, energy mostly derives from sugar, while in over-ripe fruit, it also comes from ethanol. Such ripeness differences may alter the fitness benefits associated with frugivory if animals are unable to degrade ethanol when consuming...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (4): 613–618.
Published: 15 February 2011
... ) 27 10 2010 © 2011. 2011 sugar type sugar preference energy requirement frugivory Knysna turaco purple-crested turaco artificial fruit Many animal species show preferences for certain food types ( Ayala-Berdon et al., 2008 ). The amount of food consumed by the animal...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (4): 607–612.
Published: 15 February 2011
... for correspondence ( downs@ukzn.ac.za ) 30 10 2010 © 2011. 2011 sugar type sugar digestion frugivory Knysna turaco purple-crested turaco artificial fruit forest fruit The amount of energy available in the different food types will influence the amount of food consumed...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (9): 1475–1481.
Published: 01 May 2008
... ) 10 3 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 fructose frugivory glucose marginal value of food sucrose toxins When foraging on plant parts or products such as fruits, leaves or nectar,animals not only may be rewarded in terms of nutrients, but also may...