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Desert rodent abundance in southern Arizona in relation to rainfall

Frank Joseph Turkowski

Desert rodent abundance in southern Arizona in relation to rainfall

by Frank Joseph Turkowski

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in [Fort Collins, Colo.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrank J. Turkowski and J. Robert Vahle.
SeriesResearch note RM -- 346., USDA Forest Service research note RM -- 346., Research note RM -- 346.
ContributionsVahle, J. Robert., Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.), United States. Forest Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17536184M
OCLC/WorldCa3905369

  We assess the impact of release from cattle grazing on the abundance and diversity of both winter and summer annual plant communities at an upper Chihuahuan Desert scrub site in south-eastern Arizona. In contrast to previous studies, we found that removal of herbivores (cattle) had little impact on ephemeral plant assemblages at our site. The total number of summer annual individuals Cited by: A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and, consequently, living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. The lack of vegetation exposes the unprotected surface of the ground to the processes of one-third of the land surface of the world is arid or includes much of the polar regions where little precipitation occurs and.

Other articles where Desert woodrat is discussed: woodrat: Some populations of the desert woodrat (N. lepida) and the white-throated woodrat (N. albigula) are black (melanistic). Sonoran Desert, also called Desierto de Altar, arid region covering , square miles (, square km) in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California, U.S., and including much of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, part of Baja California state, and the western half of the state of isions of the hot, dry region include the Colorado and Yuma deserts.

The permanent treatment depends upon the type of rodent. Here is a brief overview on different types of rodents found in Arizona to help you recognize the species that you may spot in your house or yard. Black Rats. Arizona is said to be the home of black rats. These species like the warm climate of Arizona which makes it easy for them to. Only a few species of scorpions in Southern Arizona have a poisonous sting, and for a healthy adult the sting is painful but not life threatening. Common to Southern Arizona are the Stripe-Tailed Scorpion, Arizona Bark Scorpion, and the Desert Hairy Scorpion. Tarantula. Tarantulas will emerge during the summer here in Tucson.


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Desert rodent abundance in southern Arizona in relation to rainfall by Frank Joseph Turkowski Download PDF EPUB FB2

Desert rodent abundance in southern Arizona in relation to rainfall. [Fort Collins, Colo.]: Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) In the Desert has listings for a lot of the rodents that are found in the desert southwest and even at higher elevations.

In The Desert Rock squirrels can be found in Southern Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Western Texas. The name "Rodent" conjures up some disgusting little Rat that is full of diseases.

NOT TRUE. Arizona’s climate is arid and semi-arid, with average annual precipitation ranging from 3 inches in the southwest at Yuma to around 40 inches in the White Mountains in east central southwestern desert is hot, with winter daytime temperatures in the lower 60s and summer daytime temperatures between and ime temperatures on the desert drop slightly below freezing in.

The Sonoran Desert, with its great diversity of habitats, is blessed with an abundance and a wide variety of these fascinating creatures.

Here we have predatory grasshopper mice that hunt and kill other mice, and packrat builders that construct houses of sticks and debris up to 2. Volume 7Biology of Desert Rodents Article 7 Desert rodent populations: factors affecting abundance, distribution, and genetic structure James C.

Munger Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Michael A. BowersCited by: Mammals in the Sonoran Desert. Mammals in the desert are often hard to see.

For one, many are nocturnal, avoiding the intense heat of the day. Mammals are also very wary with keen hearing and sense of smell that usually allows them to detect the presence of a. Rain and rainfall. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere.

Broader term: Precipitation (Meteorology) Narrower terms: Rain and rainfall --Rain and rainfall -- Early works to   A guide to identifying common mice and rat species.

During the winter season, it's estimated that rodents seek shelter in more than 21 millions homes in the United States. This means that many homeowners will likely be dealing with mice or rats in their abode over the next few months - and you could be one of them. The Sonoran Desert stretches approximately km 2 across southwestern Arizona and southeastern California in the United States, and western Sonora and Baja California in Mexico.

ORPI ( ha), at the center of the desert, is located in southwestern Arizona with a southern border along the Mexican state of by: 2. “Like an unexpected rainstorm in the midst of prolonged drought, When the Rains Come brings forth delightful surprises and creates a desire for more—more rain, and more stories from John Alcock about this wonderful desert.”—Janice Emily Bowers, author of Fear Falls Away and other Essays from Hard and Rocky Places “In this, his most personal and compelling book, Alcock takes readers 5/5(6).

The same pattern of rodent abundance was observed on all 3 webs. With the exception of white-throated woodrats (Neotoma albigula), rodents in our study responded numerically to increased rainfall.

Find answers for the crossword clue: Desert rodent. We have 2 answers for this clue. Recent Publications. Turkowski, Frank Desert rodent abundance in Southern Arizona in relation to rainfall.

U.S.D.A. Forest Service Research Note, RM4pp H. and Frank J. Turkowski. Reproductive variations in the round tailed ground squirrel as related to winter rainfall.

Journal of Mammalogy, The influence of wildlife water developments and vegetation on rodent abundance in the Great Basin Desert Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Mammalogy 97(4):gyw May with Reads.

Desert Rodents. Jerboa, hopping mice and kangaroo rats all adapt similarly to desert environments. All three have highly developed hind legs, live in deep burrows and rarely drink water.

Some desert rodents receive all of their moisture from food and conserve water through a special metabolic process. The northern region of Arizona provides rocky slopes and coniferous forests, which are able to accommodate the state's rodent population.

Temperatures are cooler throughout the year in northern Arizona due to the region's high elevation. Only certain spots in southern Arizona, such as Mount Graham, are habitable for rodents.

About this Item: Desert Pubns, Paperback. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Rodents Editor's note: Rats- Lots and lots of rats.

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The Sonoran Desert has one of the greatest varieties of plants and animals of any desert worldwide. It is the only place in the world where you can find the majestic saguaro cactus. Its varied geography and bi-seasonal rainfall support a surprising variety of mammals.

Bowers, M. Precipitation and the Relative Abundances of Desert Winter Annuals a 6-Year Study in the Northern Mohave Desert Nevada Usa. Journal of Arid Environments Bowers, J. Demographic patterns of Ferocactus cylindraceus in relation to substate age and grazing history. Plant Ecology.

Desert rodent is a crossword puzzle clue. Clue: Desert rodent. Desert rodent is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 3 times. There are related clues (shown below).- Explore desertdreamre's board "Arizona Desert Animals" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Desert animals, Animals and Arizona pins. Author Annette Adams shares the remarkable story of Aileen Coleman, an Australian missionary to the Arab world. Known by many names including the Desert Rat, Angel of the Desert, Blood Brother to the Bedouin, Aileen has been honored by queen Noorah of Jordan and Queen Elizabeth of England and celebrated by the princely and noble as well as the lowly and in/5.