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Populations and range effects of rodents on the sand sagebrush grasslands of western Oklahoma

Clay Y. McCulloch

Populations and range effects of rodents on the sand sagebrush grasslands of western Oklahoma

by Clay Y. McCulloch

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Published by Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rodents -- Oklahoma.,
  • Rodent populations -- Oklahoma.,
  • Dipodomys ordii -- Oklahoma.,
  • Grassland ecology -- Oklahoma.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPopulation and range effects of rodents on the sand sagebrush grasslands of western Oklahoma.
    Statementby Clay Young McCulloch, Jr.
    SeriesArts and sciences studies -- no. 9., Oklahoma State University publication -- v. 59, no. 11.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16149871M

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    Net primary production and plant biomass for major ecosystems and for the earth's surface. Effects of ditching a Delaware tidewater marsh on the aquatic invertebrate populations. Effects of denuding and/or soil removal on physical and chemical characteristics of marshlands. Native grasslands, sagebrush, shrubland, savannah or sparse woodland, and barren areas, especially in hilly or mountainous regions; typically avoid forests, large agricultural areas, and urban areas; nests are most often on rock ledges of cliffs but sometimes in large trees power line electrocution.

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Populations and range effects of rodents on the sand sagebrush grasslands of western Oklahoma by Clay Y. McCulloch Download PDF EPUB FB2

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American badgers prefer grasslands and open areas with grasslands, which can include parklands, farms, and treeless areas with friable soil and a supply of rodent prey. [23] [24] They may also be found in forest glades and meadows, marshes, brushy areas, hot deserts, and mountain meadows.

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They can consume very large quantities of grasses and plants. Member of the Society for Range Management, present. Member of The Wildlife Society, present; Treasurer of Oklahoma State Chapter President-Elect of Oklahoma State Chapter President Adjunct Faculty at Utah State University.

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The saltgrass-black greasewood and saltgrass-basin wildrye (Leymus cinereus) associations of the Columbia Plateau, Washington, are noted for the alkaline soils [ ]. Member of the Society for Range Management, present; Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Section Member of The Wildlife Society, present; Treasurer of Oklahoma State Chapter President-Elect of Oklahoma State Chapter President Adjunct Faculty at Utah State University, present.

The range of the western house wren lay west of that line, belonging primarily to the grassland, wintering from Texas and California south into Mexico, and breeding as far north as southern Canada.

In his study of rodents in California, Grinnell () found in that state seven genera with burrowing habits, or about one-fourth of all California. Lesser Prairie Chicken Initiative Historically, natural disturbances such as frequent wildfires and grazing by bison herds helped maintain healthy prairie habitat.

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