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MUNTJAC AND WATER DEER: NATURAL HISTORY, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND MANAGEMENT. By Arnold Cooke.

2019 1st edition. 8vo (156 x 234mm). Ppviii,374. Colour photographs, tables, graphs and charts, extensive bibliography.

"Muntjac and water deer were introduced to Britain from East Asia. This book provides a comprehensive overview of their natural history and the management of their environmental impacts." Since their introduction, the muntjac population has steadily expanded, disrupting woodland ecosystems in lowland England. Water deer have have also significantly disrupted native wetland ecology. Arnold Cooke reviews the current situation of these two introduced species and their current effect on the ecology of lowland England. Chapters include: Introduction; Basic natural history; Breeding; Deer in the field; Colonisation at national level; Colonisation of a county; Methods for determining population size and changes at sites; Colonisation, population stability and change in uncontrolled populations; Interaction between species; Densities and numbers; Introduction to impacts; Processes in impact management; Controlling muntjac populations; Effects of muntjac browsing and improvements in response to management; Introduction to the impacts of muntjac grazing; Impacts on specific ground flora and recovery following deer management; Indirect effects of muntjac on animals; Recoveries in Monks Wood since control of muntjac began; Deer impacts at Woodwalton Fen; Overview of management; The present and the future.
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Author Cooke (Arnold).
Book Code 50379
ISBN 178427190X / 9781784271909.
Book Description Fine new unread paperback.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 2019
Publisher Pelagic Publishing.
Place Exeter, Devon.