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  • Age and regional differences in antlers and mass of white-tailed deer Journal of Wildlife Management 64:903-911.  
  • Age and regional differences in Mississippi deer. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks, Wildlife Issues 1(2):12.  
  • Biological and Social Issues Related to Confinement of Wild Ungulates. Technical Review 02-3. 29 pages.  
  • Deer forage response to herbicide and fire in mid-rotation pine plantations. Journal of Wildlife Management 73(5):663-668.   Download
  • Desert mule deer survival in southwest Texas. Journal of Wildlife Management 68(3):561-569.   Download
  • Digestible energy requirements for maintenance of body mass of white-tailed deer in southern Texas. Journal of Mammalogy 86:56-60.   Download
  • Do Odocoileus Virginianus males product Y-chromosome-based ejaculates? Implications for adaptive sex ratio theories. Journal of Mammalogy 85(4):768-773.   Download
  • Factors affecting conception date variation in white-tailed deer Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(1):107-114   Download
  • Free-ranging and confined sika deer in North America: Current status, biology, and management. Pages 615-642 in D. R. McCullough, S. Takatsuki, and K. Kaji, editors. Sika deer: Biology and management of native and introduced populations. Springer.  
  • Genetic consequences of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) restoration in Mississippi. Molecular Ecology 12:3237-3252.   Download
  • Home-range of desert mule deer: testing the body-size and habitat productivity hypotheses. Journal of Wildlife Management 64:146-153.  
  • In vitro digestibility of forages by coexisting deer species in Texas. Texas Journal of Science 55:175-182.  
  • Inconsistent association of male body mass with breeding success in captive white-tailed deer. Journal of Mammalogy 92(3):527-533.   Download
  • Male reproductive success in white-tailed deer. 5th International Deer Biology Congress, Quebec City, CAN.  
  • Molecular evaluation of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) mating system. Journal of Mammalogy 90(4):946-953.   Download
  • Multiple paternity in white-tailed deer revealed by DNA microsatellites. 5th International Deer Biology Congress, Quebec City, CAN.  
  • Phenotypic and reproductive variation in cohorts of white-tailed deer: the role of harvest and environment. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(2):243-253.   Download
  • Potential Impact of the 2011 Flood on Deer in the Mississippi Delta. Delta Wildlife, Fall:20-23.   Download
  • Reproductive characteristics of white-tailed deer in Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 9(4):803-812.   Download
  • Reproductive characteristics of white-tailed deer. Delta Wildlife (Summer Issue), pages 14, 16-17.  
  • Size and fidelity of home ranges of male white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in southern Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 55:269-273.   Download
  • Social dominance and male breeding success in captive white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(1):131-136.   Download
  • The impact of translocation and restocking programs on the genetic structure of white-tailed deer in MS. The Wildlife Society, Burlington, VT.  
  • The Role of Genetics and Nutrition in Deer Management Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3013   Download
  • Understanding Whitetails: the age, nutrition and genetic interactions of bucks. Texas Trophy Hunters Association 2007 Annual Whitetail Hunting Guide 2007:150-154  
  • Understanding whitetails: the age, nutrition, and genetic interactions of bucks. The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters, Jan./Feb:60-67.  
  • Understanding whitetails: the age, nutrition, and genetics interaction of bucks. Special 30-Year Anniversary Issue: "The Best of Texas Trophy Hunters". September, 2004 pages 126-131.  
  • Variation in mass and lactation among cohorts of white-tailed deer Odocoileus viginianus. Wildlife Biology 14:263-271.   Download
  • Whitetail Wisdom. Quality Whitetails 8(2):6.  
  • White-tailed deer restoration in the Southeastern United States: Genetic insights from the greatest wildlife conservation success story. Quality Whitetails 68-72  
  • White-tailed deer. Pages 906-930 in G.A. Feldhamer, B.C. Thompson, J.A. Chapman, editors. Wild mammals of North America: Biology, Management and Conservation, Second Edition. John Hopkins University Press.  
  • White-tailed deer. Pages 601-628 in S. Demarais and P. R. Krausman, editors. Ecology and management of large mammals in North America. Prentice-Hall.  
  • Who gets to be a deer daddy - Part 1. Quality Whiteails 18(6):62-68.   Download
  • Who gets to be a deer daddy - Part 2. Quality Whitetails 19(1):42-48.   Download