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    Author(s): Lowell K. Halls
    Date: 1975
    Source: In: Proceedings of the twenty-eighth annual conference, Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners, p. 557-562
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    In an east Texas pine-hardwood forest moderately stocked wllh white-tailed deer, average utilization of 73 recorded species of browse was 18 percent. Fifteen to 20 species furnished most of the browse diet. On the average, laurel greenbrier waos grazed most heavily. Although most deciduous species received heaviest use in spring and sumnmer, many of them were also eaten in fall and winter. Heavy browsing during winter as confined primarily to evergreen.

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    Halls, Lowell K. 1975. Browse use by deer in an east Texas forest. In: Proceedings of the twenty-eighth annual conference, Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners, p. 557-562

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