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Agnrud, Alexandra, 2011. Konkurrens mellan rådjur och dovhjort. First cycle, G2E. Skinnskatteberg: SLU, School for Forest Management

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The main purpose of this report is a first step to cover the scarcely investigated subject of interspecific competition between roe deer, Capreolus capreolus, and fallow deer, Dama dama. The report focuses on the distance between individuals of roe and fallow in the study area as well as which factors that is affecting the variation in distance depending on fallow deer group size and changing population density over time and in two areas. For additional information the history of the populations, such as harvest and distribution, is also investigated.
The report came to the conclusion that interspecific competition between the species do occur. The elevated distance between individuals of the two species is clearly significant. The most important factor affecting the distance seemed to be the size of the fallow groups. A lower density of fallow seemed to actually lessen the distance between the species. A possible reason could be that the roes got a decreased need of space as the fallows exerted less impact.

Main title:Konkurrens mellan rådjur och dovhjort
Authors:Agnrud, Alexandra
Supervisor:Kjellander, Petter
Examiner:Sundstedt, Eric
Series:Examensarbete / SLU, Skogsmästarprogrammet
Volume/Sequential designation:2011:27
Year of Publication:2011
Level and depth descriptor:First cycle, G2E
Student's programme affiliation:SY002 Forest Management - Bachelor's Programme 180 HEC
Department:(S) > School for Forest Management
Keywords:Förvaltning, Klövvilt, Viltvård
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-895
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-895
Subjects:Animal ecology
Language:Swedish
Deposited On:30 Jan 2012 09:58
Metadata Last Modified:07 Oct 2012 09:47

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