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Use of common forest forbs to measure browsing pressure by white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman) in Virginia, USA

Author(s): J. D. Fletcher, W. J. McShea, L. A. Shipley and D. Shumway

Month: Apr
Year: 2001

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Natural Areas Journal
Journal Link: http://www.naturalarea.org/journal.asp
Volume: 21
Issue: 2
Pages: 172-176

Article Topic(s): Wildlife,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the pulpit),

Abstract

Deer enclosures were used to quantify the effects of deer browsing on herbaceous plant reproduction in Virginia. For all plant species studied, reproduction was greater inside enclosures.

Suggested Citation

J. D. Fletcher, W. J. McShea, L. A. Shipley and D. Shumway. "Use of common forest forbs to measure browsing pressure by white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman) in Virginia, USA." Natural Areas Journal 21.2 (2001): 172-176.

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ISSN: 0885-8608

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