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Title: The ecology and performance of Japanese Sika Deer (Cervus nippon Temminck, 1838) and their impact on vegetation in Killarney National Park
Author: Raymond, Noel
ISNI:       0000 0001 3509 8982
Awarding Body: University Manchester Metropolitan
Current Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
Date of Award: 2008
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This study was designed to investigate the ecology and performance of a population of Japanese sika deer (Cervus nippon nippon) and to determine the possible impacts of different levels of deer density and culling on vegetation in Killarney National Park, Ireland. The Park is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) under European law and contains a number of important habitats and species of conservation merit. Compared with most other study sites in Western Europe, the area is unusual in having mild winters with mean temperatures of approximately 7°C as well as a high year-round rainfall.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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