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Deer damage in central hardwoods: a potential problemAuthor(s): Nancy G. Tilghman; David A. Marquis
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 8.01
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionA major part of the diet of white-tailed deer consists of herbaceous plants, acorns, other tree fruits, and the twigs of trees and shrubs. Deer browsing on young tree seedlings can influence the success of regeneration in forest stands. Excessive deer browsing is not a major problem in the central hardwood forest type, except in parts of Pennsylvania and, to a lesser extent, in West Virginia.
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CitationTilghman, Nancy G.; Marquis, David A. 1989. Deer damage in central hardwoods: a potential problem. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 8.01
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