1. Staff

Stephen Webb, Ph.D. Publications

Publication List

Webb, S. L. (2021). Sampling Theory for the Ecological and Natural Resource Sciences. Journal of Wildlife Management, 85 (in press).

Hines, S. L., Fulbright, T. E., Ortega-Santos, J. A., Webb, S. L., Hewitt, D. G. & Boutton, T. W. (2021). Compatibility of dual enterprises for cattle and deer in North America: a quantitative review. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 74 (in press).

Haines, A. M., Webb, S. L. & Wallace, J. R. (2021). Conservation Forensics: The Intersection of Wildlife Crime, Forensics and Conservation. In Susan Underkoffler and Hayley R. Adams, , Wildlife Biodiversity Conservation: Multidisciplinary and Forensic Approaches. Switzerland: Springer-Nature.

Huerta, J. O., Webb, S. L., Henke, S. E., Wester, D. B., Hernández, F. & Powell, R. L. (2020). Texas horned lizard detectives. Caesar Kleberg Tracks, 5 (2), 12-15.

Proctor, M. & Webb, S. L. (2020). Capturing bird calls and other wildlife sounds with bioacoustics. Noble News & Views, 38 (12), 7-10.

Peper, S. T., Hoffarth, A., Athanasiou, K., Hawkins, S., Wilson-Fallon, A. N., Gibson, A., Webb, S. L., Gaskamp, J.A., Webb, C. R., Haydett, K. M., Tiffin, H. S. & Presley, S. M. (2020). Brucella spp. and Francisella tularensis from an invasive alien species (Sus scrofa) in the southcentral United States. EcoSphere, 12 (in press), e03426 doi: 10.1002/ecs2.3426..

Webb, S. L. & Proctor, M. (2020). 7 things research tells us about northern bobwhite and what they need. Noble News & Views, 38 (6), 1-3.

Proctor, M. & Webb, S. L. (2020). Track annual changes in range vegetation with online tool. Noble News & Views, 38 (6), 4-5.

Webb, S. L. (2020). Hunting pressure affects deer behavior. Texas Wildlife, 2020 (October), 32-33.

Gaskamp, J.A. & Webb, S. L. (2020). Wild pigs: kings of the pecan grove. Texas Wildlife, 2020 (December), 30-33.

Interrante, S. M., Stein, J., Trammell, M. A., Webb, S. L. & Butler, T. J. (2020). Tall fescue germplasm response to freezing temperatures. Agricultural & Environmental Letters, 5 (1), doi: 10.1002/ael2.20017.

Webb, S. L., Aljoe, H. D. & Goodwin, J. (2020). Noble Research Institute Offers Resources for Land Stewards. Texas Wildlife, 2020, 28-30.

Haus, J. M., Webb, S. L., Strickland, B., McCarthy, K. P., Rogerson, J.E. & Bowman, J.L. (2020). Individual heterogeneity in resource selection has implications for mortality risk in white-tailed deer. EcoSphere, 11 (4), e03064 doi: 10. 1002/ecs2.3064.

Webb, S. L. (2020). An Editor’s Guide to Writing and Publishing Science. Journal of Wildlife Management, 84 (in press), doi: 10.7717/peerj.7259.

Webb, S. L. (2020). Principles for Management of Fisheries and Wildlife: The Manager as Decision-maker. Journal of Wildlife Management, (in press), 464 doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21852.

Boyer, K. S., Fairbanks, W. S., Rohla, C. T. & Webb, S. L. (2020). Surficial soil damage by wild pigs (Sus scrofa) decreases pecan harvest efficiency. Crop Protection, 128, https://doi.org/10.1016/J.CROPRO.2019.104992.

Goodwin, D. J., Ortega-Santos, J. A., Perotto-Baldivieso, H. L., Webb, S. L. & Fox, W. E. (2019). Soil organic carbon effects on rangeland productivity. In Caesar Kleberg, Wildlife Research Institute Current Research Highlights. (pp. 44). Kingsville, Texas : USA.

Webb, S. L. (2019). Wearable animal tech that can help on the ranch: the future is now. Western Livestock Journal, .

Webb, S. L. & Goodwin, J. (2019). Why ecosystems and their management are the essence of land stewardship. Western Livestock Journa. Noble News & Views, 37 (11), 1-3.

Webb, S. L. (2019). Animal tech: opportunities to help you make decisions on the ranch. Cattle Business Weekly, The, .

Webb, S. L. (2019). Animal tech that could help you make decisions on the ranch . Noble News & Views, 37 (8), 16-19.

Haus, J. M., Webb, S. L., Strickland, B. K., Rogerson, J.E. & Bowman, J.L. (2019). Land use and dispersal influence mortality in white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Management, 83 (5), 1185-1196 doi: 10.1002/jwmg.21666.

Jiang, Q., Webb, S. L., Bhandari, H., Bouton, J. H. & Saha, M. C. (2019). Ecotypic and genotypic effects on regrowth and heading date in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). Plant Direct, 3 (1), e00111 https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.111.

Webb, S. L. (2018). Calculate your pecan losses with new online tool. Noble News & Views, 36 (11), 5.

Webb, S. L. & Boyer, K. (2018). Wild pigs put pecans at risk, research learns more. Noble News & Views, 36 (11), 1-3.

Webb, S. L., Boyer, K. & Rohla, C. T. (2018). Wild pigs: Another problem for pecan producers. Pecan South Magazine, 51 (10), 6-13.

Gaskamp, J.A., Gee, K. L., Campbell, T. A., Silvy, N. J. & Webb, S. L. (2018). Damage caused to rangelands by wild pig rooting activity is mitigated with intensive trapping. Cogent Environmental Science, 4 (1), doi: 10.1080/23311843.2018.1540080.

Webb, S. L. (2018). White-tailed deer facts, findings and numbers. Noble News & Views, October 1.

Webb, S. L. (2018). Noble’s graduate education experience. Noble News & Views, September 3.

Webb, S. L. (2017). Book Review: Animal Movement: Statistical Models for Telemetry Data. Journal of Wildlife Management, 81 (8), 1522-1523 doi: 0.1002/jwmg.21325.

Webb, S. L. (2017). Deer stay one hoof ahead of hunters. Ag News and Views, 35 (10), 4-6.

Butler, T. J., Celen, A., Webb, S. L., Krstic, D. & Interrante, S. M. (2017). Germination in cool-season forage grasses under a range of temperatures . Crop Science, 57 (3), 1725-1731 doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.10.0647.

Kim, K-S, Anderson, J. D., Webb, S. L., Newell, M. A. & Butler, T. J. (2017). Variation in winter forage production of four small grain species - oat, rye, triticale, and wheat. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 49 (2), 553-559.

Webb, S. L., Little, A. R., Gee, K. L. & Demarais, S. (2016). Vanished again. Quality Whitetails, 23 (6), 20-28.

Webb, S. L. (2016). Photographs can help collect, analyze animal data. Ag News and Views, 34 (4), 4.

Marantz, S. A., Long, J. A., Webb, S. L., Gee, K. L., Little, A. R. & Demarais, S. (2016). Impacts of human hunting on spatial behavior of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 94 (12), 853-861 doi:10.1139/cjz-2016-0125.

Webb, S. L. (2016). Book reviews: the ins and outs. Journal of Wildlife Management, 80 (5), 781-782 DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21076.

Little, A. R., Webb, S. L., Gee, K. L. & Demarais, S. (2016). Vanished . Quality Whitetails, 23 (5), 18-24.

Haines, A. M., Webb, S. L. & Meshe, F. (2016). Forty years in the making - a survey of wildlife enforement needs. The Wildlife Professional, 10 (5), 34-36.

Gaskamp, J.A., Gee, K. L., Campbell, T. A., Silvy, N. J. & Webb, S. L. (2016). Pseudorabies Virus and Brucella abortus from an expanding wild pig (Sus scrofa) population in southern Oklahoma, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52 (2), 383-386 doi: 10.7589/2015-08-218.

Little, A. R., Webb, S. L., Demarais, S., Gee, K. L., Riffell, S. & Gaskamp, J.A. (2016). Hunting intensity alters movement behaviour of white-tailed deer. Basic and Appied Ecology, 17 (4), 360-369 doi:10.1016/j.baae.2015.12.003.

Demarais, S., Strickland, B., Webb, S. L., Smith, T. & McDonald, C. (2016). Simulated effects of releasing pen-raised deer into the wild to alter population-level antler size. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 40 (1), 41-49 doi: 10.1002/wsb.626.

Haines, A. M., Webb, S. L. & Wallace, J. R. (2015). Cracking down on wildlife crime: how wildlife law enforcement research helps conservation. The Wildlife Professional, Jan. 1 (9), 35-37.

Long, J. A., Webb, S. L., Nelson, T. A. & Gee, K. L. (2015). Mapping areas of spatial-temporal overlap from wildlife tracking data. Movement Ecology, 3 (38), doi: 10.1186/s40462-015-0064-3.

Dzialak, M. R., Olson, C. V., Webb, S. L., Harju, S. M. & Winstead, J. B. (2015). Incorporating within- and between-patch resource selection in identification of critical habitat for brood-rearing greater sage-grouse. Ecological Processes, 4 (5), doi: 10.1186/s13717-015-0032-2.

Flinn, J. J., Demarais, S., Strickland, B., Gee, K. L., Webb, S. L., Jones, P. D. & Jacobson, H. A. (2015). Estimating age and antler traits of photographed male white-tailed deer. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 2, 135-143.

Webb, S. L. & Gee, K. L. (2014). Annual survival and site fidelity of free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): comparative demography before (1983-1992) and after (1993-2005) spatial confinement. Integrative Zoology, 9 (1), 10.1111/1749-4877.12032.

Gaskamp, J.A. & Webb, S. L. (2014). Early deer harvest assists population management. Ag News and Views, 32 (10), 1-2.

Jiang, Q., Webb, S. L., Yesudas, C. R., Bhandari, H., Narasimhamoorthy, B., Bouton, J. H. & Saha, M. C. (2014). Variance components and heritability of biomass yield in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) grown in the southern. Field Crops Research, 168, 148-155.

Gee, K. L., Webb, S. L. & Jones, P. D. (2014). Age-specific changes in body mass and delayed physical development of a known-aged sample of white-tailed deer. Wildlife Biology in Practice, 10 (2), 69-84 doi:http://dx.doi.org/330.

Little, A. R., Demarais, S., Gee, K. L., Webb, S. L., Riffell, S., Gaskamp, J.A. & Belant, J. (2014). Does human predation risk affect harvest susceptibility of white-tailed deer during hunting season? Wildlife Society Bulletin, 38 (4), 797-805 doi: 10.1002/wsb.449.

Zhu, M., Chen, Y., Ding, X-S., Webb, S. L., Zhou, T., Nelson, R. S. & Fan, Z. (2014). Maize elongin C interacts with the viral genome-linked protein, VPg, of sugarcane mosaic virus and facilitates virus infection. New Phytologist, 203 (4), 1291-1304 doi:10.1111/nph.12890.

Butler, T. J., Celen, A., Webb, S. L., Krstic, D. & Interrante, S. M. (2014). Temperature affects the germination of forage legume seeds. Crop Science, 54 (6), 2846-2853 doi: 10.2135/cropsci2014.01.0063.

Long, J. A., Nelson, T. A., Webb, S. L. & Gee, K. L. (2014). A critical examination of indices of dynamic interaction for wildlife telemetry studies. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83 (5), 1216-1233 doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12198.

Bhandari, H., Webb, S. L., Bouton, J. H. & Saha, M. C. (2014). Reciprocal effects for biomass yield in lowland switchgrass. Crop Science, 54 (3), 955-962 doi:10.2135/cropsci2013.08.0532.

Webb, S. L., Gee, K. L., Deyoung, R. W. & Harju, S. M. (2014). Variance component analysis of body mass in a wild population of deer (Odocoileus virginianus): results from two decades of research. Wildlife Research, 40 (7), 588-598 doi: 10.1111/1749-4877.12032.

Dzialak, M. R., Webb, S. L., Harju, S. M., Olson, C. V., Winstead, J. B. & Hayden-Wing, L. D. (2013). Greater sage-grouse and severe winter conditions: identifying habitat for conservation. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 66 (1), 10-18 10.2111/REM-D-11-00223.1.

Webb, S. L., Dzialak, M. R., Kosciuch, K. L. & Winstead, J. B. (2013). Winter resource selection by mule deer on the Wyoming-Colorado border prior to wind energy development. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 66 (4), 419-427 10.2111/REM-D-12-00065.1.

Webb, S. L., Dzialak, M. R., Houchen, D. J., Kosciuch, K. L. & Winstead, J. B. (2013). Spatial ecology of female mule deer in an area proposed for wind energy development. Western North American Naturalist, 73 (3), 347-356 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3398/064.073.0308.

Harju, S. M., Olson, C. V., Foy-Martin, L., Webb, S. L., Dzialak, M. R., Winstead, J. B. & Hayden-Wing, L. D. (2013). Occurrence and success of greater sage-grouse broods in relation to insect-vegetation community gradients. Human-Wildlife Interactions, 7 (2), 214-229.

Webb, S. L., Dzialak, M. R., Mudd, J. P. & Winstead, J. B. (2013). Developing spatially-explicit weighting factors to account for bias associated with missed GPS fixes in resource selection studies. Wildlife Biology, 19 (3), 257-273 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2981/12-038.

Gee, K. L., Webb, S. L. & Holman, J. H. (2013). Accuracy and implications of visually estimating age of male white-tailed deer using physical characteristics from photographs. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 38 (1), 96-102 doi: 10.1002/wsb.359.

Webb, S. L., Mosali, J., Baker, J. L. & Newell, M. A. (2013). Estimates of variance components and repeatability for total forage yield in rye: implications for breeding. Plant Breeding, 132 (6), 580-585 doi:10.1111/pbr.12115.

Little, A. R. & Webb, S. L. (2013). Book review: The Wildlife Techniques Manual—Management. Journal of Wildlife Management, 77, 1077-10780 doi:10.1002/jwmg.552.

Dzialak, M. R., Houchen, D. J., Harju, S. M., Mudd, J. P., Wondzell, J. J., Webb, S. L., Gould, N. P., Hess, J. E. & Winstead, J. B. (2013). Ecosystem-level dynamics of soil-vegetation features, with implications for conserving a narrowly endemic reptile. Landscape Ecology, 28, 1371-1385 doi: 10.1007/s10980-013-9888-7.

Dzialak, M. R., Olson, C. V., Harju, S. M., Webb, S. L. & Winstead, J. B. (2012). Temporal and hierarchical spatial components of animal occurrence: conserving seasonal habitat for greater sage-grouse. EcoSphere, 3 (4), 30 doi:10.1890/ES11-00315.1.

Webb, S. L. & Haines, A. M. (2012). To catch a poacher. Quality Whitetails, 19, 64-66.

Webb, S. L. & Gee, K. L. (2012). In search of receptive does? What buck movements reveal. Trophy Points: Big Game Research Online, August 29.

Haines, A. M., Elledge, D., Wilsing, L. K., Grabe, M., Barske, M. D., Burke, N. & Webb, S. L. (2012). Spatially explicit analysis of poaching activity as a conservation management tool. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 36 (4), 685-692 doi:10.1002/wsb.194.

Webb, S. L. , & Webb, K. M. (2012). Book review: Plants of Central Texas Wetlands. Western North American Naturalist, 72 (1), 127-128.

Webb, S. L. (2012). Book Review: Fencing for conservation: Restriction of evolutionary potential or a riposte to threatening processes? Journal of Wildlife Management, 76 (5), 1104–1105 doi:10.1002/jwmg.400.

Webb, S. L. , Demarais, S., Strickland, B., DeYoung, R. W. , Kinghorn, B. P., & Gee, K. L. (2012). Effects of selective harvest on antler size in white-tailed deer: A modeling approach. Journal of Wildlife Management, 76 (1), 48–56 doi:10.1002/jwmg.236.

Webb, S. L. , Gaskamp, J.A., Gee, K. L., Demarais, S., & Little, A. R. (2011). Design of an underwater telemetry antenna for locating and retrieving submerged radiocollars. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 35 (2), 101–104 doi:10.1002/wsb.28.

Webb, S. L. , Gee, K. L., Strickland, B., Demarais, S., & DeYoung, R. W. (2010). Measuring fine-scale white-tailed deer movements and environmental influences using GPS collars. International Journal of Ecology, 2010, Article ID 459610 DOI:10.1155/2010/459610.

Webb, S. L. , Gee, K. L., & Wang, G. (2010). Survival and fidelity of an enclosed white-tailed deer population using capture–recapture-reporting data . Population Ecology, 52 (1), 81-88 DOI:10.1007/s10144-009-0178-9.

Webb, S. L. , Gee, K. L., Demarais, S., Strickland, B., & DeYoung, R. W. (2009). Efficacy of a 15-strand electric fence to control white-tailed deer movements. Wildlife Biology in Practice, 5 (1), 45-57 DOI: 10.2461/wbp.2009.5.7.

Webb, S. L. , Riffell, S. , Gee, K. L., & Demarais, S. (2009). Using fractal analyses to characterize movement paths of white-tailed deer and response to spatial scale. Journal of Mammalogy, 90 (5), 1210-1217 DOI:10.1644/08-MAMM-A-278.1.