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The influence of previous experience and starvation on aphid feeding behavior
It was hypothesized that (1) previous experience of aphids on a host plant leads to differences in their feeding behavior relative to aphids without previous experience on it and that (2) a change in the physiological state ...
Spatial and temporal patterns in the feeding behavior of a fiddler crab
Fiddler crabs consume the surficial microphytobenthos around their burrows during low tide. We studied the spatial and temporal feeding patterns in the species Uca uruguayensis by using sequences of digital pictures of ...
Prácticas de alimentación complementaria en niños dentro del primer año de vida
This study aimed to investigate complementary feeding practices during children's first year of life in Botucatu, SP, Brazil. Practices were described according to the age range and the breastfeeding (BF) practice. Data ...
Surface electromyography of facial muscles during natural and artificial feeding of infants
Objective: To measure and compare the activity of the masseter, temporalis and buccinator muscles in different infant feeding methods. Method: Cross-sectional study of 60 full-term infants with no intercurrent diseases, ...
Feeding behavior of growing-finishing pigs reared under precision feeding strategies
(Amer Soc Animal Science, 2016-07-01)
The feeding behavior of growing-finishing pigs reared under precision feeding strategies was studied in 35 barrows and 35 females (average initial BW of 30.4 +/- 2.2 kg) over 84 d. Five different feeding programs were ...
Evolution of the human feeding behavior
(Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de JaneiroUniversidade de BrasíliaUniversidade de São Paulo, 2011)
The main objective of this review is to discuss human feeding behavior based on evolution. With regard to feeding, the human species has undergone various changes during its evolutionary and social history, from the hunting ...
Feeding Time and Agonistic Behavior in Horses: Influence of Distance, Proportion, and Height of Troughs
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-10-01)
Horses express social-based organizations when grouped and also show conflicts over resources, which can progress to agonistic interactions. The domestication led horses to be fed in confinement, which may have had increased ...
Relationships between residual intake and gain, performance, feeding behavior and body measures in Brahman young bulls
(International Meeting of Advances in Animal Science, 2016)