Requirements for maintenance of the growing brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

However, the maintenance nitrogen requirement of the possum was only 6% lower than that recorded for the rabbit. This suggests that the lower maintenance energy requirement is a reflexion [reflection] of differences in either heat production requirement or in utilization of available food energy. (auths)

Author P. M. Harris and D. W. Dellow
Year 1983
Secondary title Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
Volume 43
Pages 21A