Ecology and management of white‐tailed deer in a changing world

@article{McShea2012EcologyAM,
  title={Ecology and management of white‐tailed deer in a changing world},
  author={William J. McShea},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={1249}
}
  • W. McShea
  • Published 2012
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Due to chronic high densities and preferential browsing, white‐tailed deer have significant impacts on woody and herbaceous plants. These impacts have ramifications for animals that share resources and across trophic levels. High deer densities result from an absence of predators or high plant productivity, often due to human habitat modifications, and from the desires of stakeholders that set deer management goals based on cultural, rather than biological, carrying capacity. Success at… Expand

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