Recent Submissions

  • Alternative Mowing Regimes’ Influence on Native Plants and Deer. 

    Guyton, John W.; Jones, Jeanne C.; Entsminger, Edward D. (Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Jackson, MSDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center, 2014-07)
    This study evaluated mowing regimes, changes in native and non-native plant communities, deer presence in the research plots,and public perception of various management practices on ROWs. No significant difference was found ...
  • Activated Carbon Derived from Pyrolyzed Pinewood Char using Elevated Temperature, KOH, H3PO4, and H2O2. 

    Luo, Yan; Street, Jason T.; Steele, Philip H.; Entsminger, Edward D.; Guda, Vamshi K. (BioResourcesDepartment of Sustainable BioproductsCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center, 2016-10-26)
    Activated carbon was prepared from pyrolyzed pinewood char using KOH, H3PO4, H2O2, and heat-only treatments. Activated carbon prepared by the heat-only treatment had a total surface area of 233.2 m2/g, a total pore volume ...
  • Evaluation of Mowing Frequency on Right-of-Way Plant Communities in Mississippi. 

    Entsminger, Edward D.; Jones, Jeanne C.; Guyton, John W.; Strickland, Bronson K.; Leopold, Bruce D. (Journal of Fish and Wildlife ManagementDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant PathologyCollege of Forest ResourcesCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesForest and Wildlife Research Center, 2017-06-08)
    Native grasses and native wildflowers are declining, especially along roadside right-of-ways because of intensive mowing and herbicide management practices. Roadside right-of-ways undergo regular disturbances such as mowing, ...
  • Despotism and risk of infanticide influence grizzly bear den-site selection. 

    Libal, Nathan S.; Belant, Jerrold L.; Leopold, Bruce D.; Wang, Guiming; Owen, Patricia A. (Public Library of ScienceDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research CenterCarnivore Ecology Laboratory, 9/14/2011)
    Given documented social dominance and intraspecific predation in bear populations, the ideal despotic distribution model and sex hypothesis of sexual segregation predict adult female grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) will avoid ...