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McConnell, M. D., A. P. Monroe, L. W. Burger Jr., J. A. Martin. 2017. Timing of nest vegetation measurement affects its influence in nest survival studies: a simulation study. Ecology and Evolution (2017):1-12. Download

Michel, E.S., S. Demarais, B.K. Strickland, J.L. Belant, J.J. Millspaugh. 2016. Quantifying dominance of adult female white-tailed deer in the presence of abundant food. Behaviour 153:49-67. Download

Duquette, J.F., J.L. Belant, N.J. Svoboda, D.E. Beyer, Jr., P.E. Lederle. 2015. Scale dependence of female ungulate reproductive success in relation to nutritional condition, resource selection and multi-predator avoidance. PLoS One 10:e0140433. Download

Michel, E.S., S. Demarais, B.K. Strickland, and J.L. Belant. 2015. Contrasting the effects of maternal and behavioral characteristics on fawn birth mass in white-tailed deer. PLoS One 10(8):e0136034. Download

Dacus, C., W.T. McKinley, C.G. McDonald, L. Wilf, B.K. Strickland. 2014. White-tailed Deer. Chapter 9 (Pages 173-195) in A.T. Rohnke and J. Cummins, editors, Fish and Wildlife Management: A handbook for Mississippi Landowners. University Press of Mississippi. Jackson, MS, USA.

Duquette, J.F., J.L. Belant, N.J. Svoboda, D.E. Beyer, Jr., P.E. Lederle. 2014. Effects of maternal nutrition, resource use and multi-predator risk on neonatal white-tailed deer survival. Plos One 9:e100841. Download

Little, A.R., S. Demarais, K.L. Gee, S.L. Webb, S.K. Riffell, J.A. Gaskamp, J.L. Belant. 2014. Does human predation risk affect harvest susceptibility of white-tailed deer during hunting season? Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:797-805. Download

Palumbo, M.D., F.J. Vilella, G. Wang, B. Strickland, D. Godwin. 2014. Brood surveys and hunter observations used to predict gobbling activity of wild turkey in Mississippi. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 5(1):151-156. Download

Rush, S.A., A.T. Fisk. 2014. Feeding ecology of the snake community of the Red Hills Region relative to management for northern bobwhite: Assessing the diet of snakes using stable isotopes. Copeia 2:288-296. Download

Ayers, C.R., J.L. Belant, J.J. Millspaugh. 2013. Directness of resource use metrics affects predictions of bear body fat gain. Polar Biology 36:169-176. Download

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