Deer Research

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Thomas V. (Tom) Dailey
Research Scientist I
Bobwhite conservation



Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016

Ames Plantation Featured in Quality Whitetails, 11/23/2015

Five Things You Didnít Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015


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Changing Animal Population 
In Tennessee, we're seeing changes in our animal population. Some species are moving in, but others are disappearing from our lands.


Recent Publications

Effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on physiology and reproductive characteristics of captive female and fawn white-tailed deer.  Berheim, E. H., J. A. Jenks, J. G. Lungren, E. S. Michel, D. M. Grove, and W. F. Jensen.  2019.  Nature.

Managing early successional plant communities to enhance white-tailed deer habitat: A comparison of planting and natural revegetation methods.  GeFellers, J.W., C. A. Harper, D. A. Buehler, and C. E. Moorman.  2019.  Proceedings Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting.

Vertical transmission rates of Borrelia miyamotoi in Ixodes scapularis collected from white-tailed deer Han, S., C. Lubelczyk, G. J. Hickling, A. A. Belperrond, L. K. Bockenstedtd, and J. I. Tsao.  2019.  Ticks and Tick-Borne Disease.

Some tips on using fire for the serious deer hunter/manager.  Harper, C. A.  2019.  Quality Whitetails.

Acorns and deer management: A necessary component or a periodic bonus?.  Harper, C. A., and J. M. Brooke.  2019.  Quality Whitetails.

Targeting deer and turkeys with fire in eastern oaks.  Lashley, M. A., and C. A. Harper.  2019.  Fire in Eastern Oaks Conference.

Forest stand improvement and fire: An evaluation of techniques to improve white-tailed deer and wild turkey habitat in hardwoods.  Turner, M. A., W. D. Gulsby, and C. A. Harper.  2019.  Annual Conference Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Results from 15 years of Quality Deer Management at Ames Plantation.  GeFellers, J. W., A. E. Houston, and C. A. Harper.  2018.  Annual Meeting of the Southeast Deer Study Group.

Two-headed white-tailed deer fetus.  Jensen, W. F., D. M. Grove, R. J. Herigstad, and W. J. Haase.  2018.  The Prairie Naturalist.

Rare osteochondroma associated with natural mortality of a wild white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).  Kalb, M. M., D. L. Miller, M. K. Keel, and J. L. Bowman.  2018.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases.

Assesing facotrs affecting adult female white-tailed deer survival in the Northern Great Plains.  Moratz K. L., B. S. Gullikson, E. S. Michel, J. A. Jenks, D. M. Grove, and W. F. Jensen.  2018.  Wildlife Research.

Using herbicide and prescribed fire to increase deer forage in Gulf Coastal Plain hardwood stands.  Turner, M. A., W. D. Gulsby, and C. A. Harper.  2018.  Proceedings Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting.