Robert B Weladji

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural University of Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Global climate change and reindeer: effects of winter weather on the autumn weight and growth of calves
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Norway, PO Box 5025, 1432 As, Norway
    Oecologia 136:317-23. 2003
  2. pmc No evidence of inbreeding avoidance in a polygynous ungulate: the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
    Oystein Holand
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 As, Norway
    Biol Lett 3:36-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Milk production and composition in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus): effect of lactational stage
    Hallvard Gjøstein
    Department of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Norway, P O Box 5025, N 1432 As, Norway
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 137:649-56. 2004
  4. pmc Good reindeer mothers live longer and become better in raising offspring
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 As, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1239-44. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism and intercohort variation in reindeer calf antler length is associated with density and weather
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P O Box 5003, 1432, As, Norway
    Oecologia 145:549-55. 2005
  6. pmc Adaptive adjustment of offspring sex ratio and maternal reproductive effort in an iteroparous mammal
    Øystein Holand
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Box 5025, N 1432 Aas, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 273:293-9. 2006
  7. pmc The relative role of winter and spring conditions: linking climate and landscape-scale plant phenology to alpine reindeer body mass
    Nathalie Pettorelli
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Biol Lett 1:24-6. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in individual quality overrides costs of reproduction in female reindeer
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Biology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC H4B 1R6, Canada
    Oecologia 156:237-47. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Feedback effects of chronic browsing on life-history traits of a large herbivore
    M Anouk Simard
    Département de biologie and Centre d études nordiques, NSERC Produits Forestiers Anticosti Industrial Research, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Anim Ecol 77:678-86. 2008

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Global climate change and reindeer: effects of winter weather on the autumn weight and growth of calves
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Norway, PO Box 5025, 1432 As, Norway
    Oecologia 136:317-23. 2003
    ..This will likely have an effect on the livelihood of many northern indigenous peoples, both economically and culturally...
  2. pmc No evidence of inbreeding avoidance in a polygynous ungulate: the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
    Oystein Holand
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 As, Norway
    Biol Lett 3:36-9. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Milk production and composition in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus): effect of lactational stage
    Hallvard Gjøstein
    Department of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Norway, P O Box 5025, N 1432 As, Norway
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 137:649-56. 2004
    ..001). The overall increase in milk gross energy content during lactation was 67.6%. The energy output averaged 7996 kJ/day at peak lactation and decreased significantly during the course of lactation (P=0.002)...
  4. pmc Good reindeer mothers live longer and become better in raising offspring
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 As, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1239-44. 2006
    ..Our study reveals a more complex relationship between longevity and fitness in large mammals than the simple increase of the number of reproductive attempts when living longer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism and intercohort variation in reindeer calf antler length is associated with density and weather
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P O Box 5003, 1432, As, Norway
    Oecologia 145:549-55. 2005
    ..Thus, our results suggest that environmental variation may influence the extent of sexual dimorphism in antler length...
  6. pmc Adaptive adjustment of offspring sex ratio and maternal reproductive effort in an iteroparous mammal
    Øystein Holand
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Box 5025, N 1432 Aas, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 273:293-9. 2006
    ..Whenever this hesitation is strong enough to increase the frequency of recycling, harvesting is likely to have profound life history consequences...
  7. pmc The relative role of winter and spring conditions: linking climate and landscape-scale plant phenology to alpine reindeer body mass
    Nathalie Pettorelli
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Biol Lett 1:24-6. 2005
    ..This study underlines the major impact of winter and spring climatic conditions, determining the spring and summer food availability, and the subsequent growth of calves among alpine herbivores...
  8. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in individual quality overrides costs of reproduction in female reindeer
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Biology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC H4B 1R6, Canada
    Oecologia 156:237-47. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Feedback effects of chronic browsing on life-history traits of a large herbivore
    M Anouk Simard
    Département de biologie and Centre d études nordiques, NSERC Produits Forestiers Anticosti Industrial Research, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1K 7P4, Canada
    J Anim Ecol 77:678-86. 2008
    ..Such modifications may contribute to maintain high population density of large herbivores following population irruption...