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University of Tennessee Turtle research in West Tennessee


 

Recent Publications

Incubation temperatures and intestinal length, are they telling us something about sea turtle hatchling survival?.  Miller, D. L., J. McKeever, A. Reeves, A. Lolava, and J. Wyneken.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Dunedine, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Spatial ecology, resource selection, and survival of eastern box turtles in fire-maintained systems in east Tennessee.  Harris, k. A.  2019.  M.S. Thesis.

Spatial ecology, resource selection, and survival of eastern box turtles in fire-maintained systems in east Tennessee.  Harris, K. A.  2019.  M.S. Thesis.

Incubation temperatures and intestinal length, are they telling us something about sea turtle hatchling survival?.  Miller, D. L., J. McKeever, A. Reeves, A. Lolavar, and J. Wyneken.  2019.  CEM Research Day, Knoxville, TN.

Effects of Incubation Temperature on Intestinal Length in Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Hatchlings from Boca Raton, Florida.  Reeves, A., J. McKeever, A. Lolava, J. Wyneken, and D. L. Miller.  2019.  The 2019 Wildlife Disease Association International Conference, Tahoe City, CA, August 4-9, 2019. [Abstract]

Frog virus-3 outbreak investigation in Florida box turtles.  Fenton, H., H. Barron, M. Yabsley, S. Hernandez, W. Kistler, J. Ballard, M. Cunningham, D. L. Miller, and M. Forzan.  2018.  67th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, St Augustine, Florida, USA.

Protein, Methionine and Cysteine Upregulation in Phaseolus vulgaris Black Turtle Bean Seeds through Sulfur Fertilization at V2 and R2 Stages of Growth.  Barry, H. P.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Movements, behaviors, and response to fire events of eastern box turtles in east Tennessee.  Harris, K. A., C. A. Harper, J. D. Clark, and R. D. Elmore.  2017.  The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Trachemys scripta elegans (Red-eared slider) and Chrysemys picta bellii (Western painted turtle). Endoparasites.  Keenan, S. W., and M. Tellez.  2016.  Herpetological Review, 47(3): 451-453.

Concurrent Phaeohyphomycosis and Ranavirus Infection in an Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina).  Perpinan, D., U. Blas-Machado, S. Sanchez, and D. L. Miller.  2016.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases.

Nesting leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) packed cell volumes indicate decreased foraging during reproduction.  Perrault, J. R., A. Page-Karjian, and D. L. Miller.  2016.  Marine Biology.

Transcriptomic response of the western painted turtle heart and telencephalon to anoxia Keenan, S. W., C. A. Hill, C. Kandoth, L. T. Buck, and D. E. Warren.  2015.  PLoS One.