Diet Mixing: Increasing Intake of Unpalatable Plants

Author: 
Burritt, B.
Publisher: 
Utah State University Extension
Publication Year: 
2012
Description: 
Research at Utah State University demonstrates that animals can learn to eat unpalatable plants and to mix palatable and unpalatable plants in their diets. Furthermore, the nutritional composition of an animal’s diet affects how much of these unpalatable plants animals can eat. 
Resource Type: 
Text
Document Type: 
Website
University of Arizona

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