Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) Publication Details

Using DNA to test the utility of pellet-group counts as indices of deer density

  • Reference: Brinkman, T. J., D. K. Person, W. P. Smith, F. S. Chapin III, K. R. McCoy, M. Leonawicz, and K. J. Hundertmark. 2010. Using DNA to test the utility of pellet-group counts as indices of deer density. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Research Final Report, Juneau.
  • Audiences: Wildlife Manager
  • Authors: Todd J. Brinkman, F. Stuart Chapin III, Kris J. Hundertmark, Matthew Leonawicz, Karin R. McCoy, David K. Person, Winston P. Smith
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  • Keywords: Sitka black-tailed deer, Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis, fecal pellet-group surveys, genetics
  • Link: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/home/library/pdfs/wildlife/research_pdfs/using_dna_test_utility_pellet_group_counts_indices_deer_density_dec_2010.pdf (PDF)
  • Partners: Alaska Trappers Association, U.S. Forest Service, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Hydaburg Cooperative Association
  • Primary Authors: Todd J. Brinkman
  • Programs: Wildlife Research
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  • Publication Types: Wildlife Research Report
  • Regions: Region I - Southeast Alaska
  • Species: Sitka Black-tailed Deer
  • Species Categories: Big Game, Mammal
  • Title: Using DNA to test the utility of pellet-group counts as indices of deer density
  • Topics: Genetics, Management, Distribution and Movements (including Migration), Population Abundance and Trends (Survey Inventory), Research
  • Year: 2010

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