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Does Weather Or Site Characteristics Influence The Ability Of Scavengers To Locate Food?, Rebekah E. Ruzicka, Michael R. Conover Dec 2011

Does Weather Or Site Characteristics Influence The Ability Of Scavengers To Locate Food?, Rebekah E. Ruzicka, Michael R. Conover

Wildland Resources Faculty Publications

Olfactory predators and scavengers rely on odors to locate food, and they forage primarily at night. We hypothesized that weather (e.g. wind speed, humidity, and temperature), vegetation, and landscape features affect the dissipation of odors in the atmosphere and, thus, impact the foraging efficiency of olfactory predators. We tested this hypothesis by assessing what conditions were correlated with the persistence of bait along the dike surrounding Willard Bay Reservoir, Utah. We distributed 124 chicken eggs and 199 dead European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) as bait over 21 separate occasions spanning from May 21, 2009, to August 18, 2009. We used ...


Erratum For "Inhibition Of Nitric Oxide Synthase By Cobalamins And Cobinamides," [Free Radic. Biol. Med. 46:1626–1632, 2009], J. Brice Weinberg, Youwei Chen, Ning Jiang, John C. Salerno, Dipak K. Ghosh Oct 2011

Erratum For "Inhibition Of Nitric Oxide Synthase By Cobalamins And Cobinamides," [Free Radic. Biol. Med. 46:1626–1632, 2009], J. Brice Weinberg, Youwei Chen, Ning Jiang, John C. Salerno, Dipak K. Ghosh

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Large-Scale Removal Of Coyotes On Pronghorn And Mule Deer Productivity And Abundance, Dylan E. Brown, Michael R. Conover May 2011

Effects Of Large-Scale Removal Of Coyotes On Pronghorn And Mule Deer Productivity And Abundance, Dylan E. Brown, Michael R. Conover

Wildland Resources Faculty Publications

We tested the hypothesis that predation by coyotes (Canis latrans) impacts pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) and mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) populations. We did so by examining the effects of coyote removal on pronghorn and mule deer populations within 12 large areas (>10,500 km2) located in Wyoming and Utah during 2007 and 2008. Pronghorn productivity (fawn to adult female ratio) and abundance were positively correlated with the number of coyotes removed and removal effort (hours spent hunting coyotes from aircraft) although the correlation between pronghorn productivity and removal effort was not statistically significant (P = 0.08). Mule deer productivity and abundance ...


Examining Trends In Taste Preferences, Market Demand, And Annual Catch In An Indigenous Marine Turtle Fishery In Southwest Madagascar, Kristin Jones Apr 2011

Examining Trends In Taste Preferences, Market Demand, And Annual Catch In An Indigenous Marine Turtle Fishery In Southwest Madagascar, Kristin Jones

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

The worldwide exploitation of marine turtles has been common throughout human history, turtle products including carapaces for decoration and use, skin for leather, and eggs and meat for consumption. The hunting of marine turtles has long established economic importance among Madagascar's coastal inhabitants and is an activity traditionally associated with integral cultural and spiritual values. Due to overexploitation and a combination of relatively newer threats such as pollution, habitat loss, and incidental fisheries take, however, all marine turtle species in the Indian Ocean are considered to be endangered or critically endangered. Although Madagascar's marine turtles have been legally ...


Procambarus Clarkii Sarcoplasmic Calcium-Binding Protein Variant A (Scp1) Mrna, Complete Cds, M. J. Northcutt, Christopher M. Gillen Feb 2011

Procambarus Clarkii Sarcoplasmic Calcium-Binding Protein Variant A (Scp1) Mrna, Complete Cds, M. J. Northcutt, Christopher M. Gillen

Christopher M. Gillen

File name: JF692202.gb
Accession ID: JF692202
Molecule type: DNA
Sequence length: 740
Organism: Procambarus clarkii
Lineage: Eukaryota > Metazoa > Ecdysozoa > Arthropoda > Crustacea > Malacostraca > Eumalacostraca > Eucarida > Decapoda > Pleocyemata > Astacidea > Astacoidea > Cmbaridae > Procambarus
Gene: SCP1
Database: GenBank


Procambarus Clarkii Sarcoplasmic Calcium-Binding Protein Variant B (Scp1) Mrna, Complete Cds, Christopher M. Gillen, M. J. Northcutt Feb 2011

Procambarus Clarkii Sarcoplasmic Calcium-Binding Protein Variant B (Scp1) Mrna, Complete Cds, Christopher M. Gillen, M. J. Northcutt

Christopher M. Gillen

File name: JF692203.gb Accession ID: JF692203
Molecule type: DNA
Sequence length: 740
Organism: Procambarus clarkii
Lineage: Eukaryota > Metazoa > Ecdysozoa > Arthropoda > Crustacea > Malacostraca > Eumalacostraca > Eucarida > Decapoda > Pleocyemata > Astacidea > Astacoidea > Cambaridae > Procambarus
Gene: SCP1
Database: GenBank


Procambarus Clarkii Sarcoplasmic Calcium-Binding Protein Variant C (Scp1) Mrna, Complete Cds, Christopher M. Gillen, M. J. Northcutt Feb 2011

Procambarus Clarkii Sarcoplasmic Calcium-Binding Protein Variant C (Scp1) Mrna, Complete Cds, Christopher M. Gillen, M. J. Northcutt

Christopher M. Gillen

File name: JF692204.gb
Accession ID: JF692204
Molecule type: DNA
Sequence length: 740
Organism: Procambarus clarkii
Lineage: Eukaryota > Metazoa > Ecdysozoa > Arthropoda > Crustacea > Malacostraca > Eumalacostraca > Eucarida > Decapoda > Pleocyemata > Astacidea > Astacoidea > Cambaridae > Procambarus
Gene: SCP1
Database: GenBank


Holyoke Dam, Connecticut River, 2011, Brett Towler Jan 2011

Holyoke Dam, Connecticut River, 2011, Brett Towler

Fish Passage Data Archive

Holyoke Dam

Connecticut River

Massachusetts

Year data collected: 2011


Software For Assumption Weighting For Meta-Analysis Of Genomic Data, Debashis Ghosh, Yihan Li Jan 2011

Software For Assumption Weighting For Meta-Analysis Of Genomic Data, Debashis Ghosh, Yihan Li

Debashis Ghosh

This is the software that accompanies Li and Ghosh, "Assumption weighting for incorporating heterogeneity into meta-analysis of genomic data."


European Red Mite Panonychus Ulmi, Diane G. Alston, Michael E. Reding Jan 2011

European Red Mite Panonychus Ulmi, Diane G. Alston, Michael E. Reding

All Archived Publications

No abstract provided.


Population Growth And Movements Of Canada Geese In New Haven, Connecticut During A 25-Year History, Michael R. Conover Jan 2011

Population Growth And Movements Of Canada Geese In New Haven, Connecticut During A 25-Year History, Michael R. Conover

Wildland Resources Faculty Publications

In the last few decades, Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) have become established in metropolitan areas throughout North America. From 1984 through 2009, Canada Geese in New Haven County, Connecticut, were banded as goslings (HY geese) and adults (AHY), and their movements and recruitment into the local breeding population were documented. During this period, the number of Canada Geese increased several fold in Connecticut. Geese were non-migratory; most recoveries (85%) of banded Canada Geese came from Connecticut, and 76% came from New Haven County. Dispersal rates outside of Connecticut peaked during 1990–1994 when 23% of all reported geese were shot ...