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Behavioral Aspects of Feeding: Basic and Applied Research in Mammals: 6th Workshop of the International School of Ethology, Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice, Sicily, Italy, 8 -14 June 1992


Series: Ettore Majorana International Life Sciences Series Volume: 12

Edited By: BG Galef, M Mainardi and P Valsecchi

402 pages, Figs

Harwood Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #45031 | ISBN: 3718654571
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Series of papers covering the following topics: individual development of flavour preferences; social learning of food preferences; social learning of feeding skills; studies in semi-natural enclosures; rodent control.


Individual Development of Flavour Preferences - Prenatal Induction of Natriophilia and Its Neuroendocrine Mechanism; Acquired Ingestive Motivation and the Structure of Food Recognition; Components of the Feeding Sequence, Their Development and Control; Social Learning of Food Preferences - Olfactory Communications about Foods among Rats - A Review of Recent Findings; Individual and Social Experiences in the Establishment of Food Preferences in Mice; Development of Feeding and Food Preference in the European Rabbit - Environmental and Maturational Determinants; Ontogeny and Social Transmission of Food Selection in Domesticated Ruminants; The Transition to Foraging Independence in Free-Ranging Vervet Monkeys; Food Enculturation; Social Learning of Feeding Skills - Social Transmission of Pine Cone Feeding Behaviour in the Black Rat; Leaming Processes and Feeding Behavior in Monkeys; Imitation and Culture - Longevity, Fecundity and Fidelity in Social Transmission; Studies in Seminatural Enclosures - Making Decisions in the Wild - Constraints, Conflicts and Communication in Foraging Rats; The Possible Role of Social Influences of Food Selection in the Formation and Control of Mouse Plagues; Rodent Control - Semiochemicals and Improvements in Rodent Control; The Impact of Social Factors on the Feeding Behaviour of Brandt's Voles; Knowledge of Feeding Strategies as the Basis for Integrated Control of Wild Rodents in Agriculture and Forestry; Rodent Management in India - Problems and New Perspectives.

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