1. Staff

Stephen Webb, Ph.D. Publications

Publication List

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.

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.