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Pocket gopher food habits on two disturbed forest sites in central Arizona

by Gerald J. Gottfried

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

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  • Pocket gophers -- Food

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    StatementGerald J. Gottfried and David R. Patton
    SeriesResearch paper RM -- 225
    ContributionsPatton, David R, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608176M

    Merriam’s pocket gopher Rodent Facts: Length: cm. Tail: cm. Weight: g ( oz) Social unit: Individual. Status: Least concern. The pocket gophers have a pocket-like pouch of furred skin on each cheek, for carrying food back to the nest. This species occupies a variety of habitats from sea level up to almost 4, m. The southeastern pocket gopher usually has one or two litters per year. The average number of young per litter is (one to three young). Although gophers breed year round, breeding is most common in March and in July or August.

    Botta’s Pocket Gopher Thomomys bottae. Botta’s pocket gopher or valley pocket gopher are two common names for this fossorial (i.e., digging or burrowing) mammal. Botta (or bottae) honors Italian Paolo Emilio Botta, a 19th century naturalist, who visited California in on a collecting expedition for the Museum of Natural History of Paris.   This was the tenth pocket gopher he has successfully trapped thus far in his 16 acre hay field this spring. There are quite an assortment of traps made for catching pocket gophers. The Victor Gopher Trap, demonstrated in the video, can be purchased at farm supply stores, or ordered online through Amazon for less than $10 each.

      G. J. Gottfried and D. R. Patton. Pocket gopher food habits on two disturbed forest sites in central Arizona. U.S. Forest Service Research Paper RM, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Google ScholarCited by: 4. Pocket gophers controlling this pest The message is that effective control of pocket gophers in your irrigated alfalfa can be achieved by: 1. Smooth the field first. Mounds of earth on your field and the resulting surface roughness are always the first problem to address. Old compact mounds must be loosened. EffectiveFile Size: 41KB.


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Food Habits Pocket gophers are strict herbivores and feed on plant roots from their runways, venture a short distance from the runway entrance to feed on or drag vegetation back into the runway and will pull vegetation into their runway from below.

Pocket gophers will eat grasses, forbs, shrubs, and trees. Request PDF | Non-Target Impacts of Strychnine Baiting to Reduce Pocket Gopher Populations on Forest Lands in the united States | Reforestation efforts are often severely hindered on sites.

Our gopher saga is vaguely reminiscent of Caddy Shack short of the plastic explosives. We live on a 5th of an acre lot backing up to a community path and one of Phoenix’s many canals – prime gopher real estate.

The footings of our cement block wall kept them at bay for almost two years, but alas, they broke into the garden about 6 weeks ago. Pocket Gophers. The fossorial (burrowing) pocket gopher is a rarely seen animal, since it spends almost its entire life underground in its extensive tunnels.

Only the many mounds of dirt on the surface show where these animals are active. The mounds have no visible holes, because the gophers plug them from underneath. Pocket gopher food habits on two disturbed forest sites in central Arizona / (Fort Collins, Colo.: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, ), by Gerald J. Gottfried, David R. Patton, and Colo.) Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins (page images at HathiTrust).

Pocket gophers are named for the fur-lined pouches outside of the mouth, one on each side of the face. These pockets are capable of being turned inside out and used for carrying food and moving soil. Pocket gophers have one or two litters per year. These consist of between one and ten (usually three or four) offspring per litter.

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A single pocket gopher can dig a burrow system consisting of up to yards of tunnel in a year displacing as much as 2 ¼ tons of soil. Pocket gophers do not hibernate and are active throughout the year.

They are most prolific in their mound building spring through fall, though some species will be less productive during summer months.

Gopher mound showing direction of burrow and where soil was pushed out of the hole (arrows in a "fan" pattern). Dead pocket gopher (Thomomys sp.) at Catalina State Park near Tucson, Arizona (Jeff Schalau). Dead pocket gopher (Thomomys sp.) showing "pockets" used to move soil and carry food (Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service (retired), ).

Gottfried Gerald J. and David R. Patton. Pocket gopher food habits on two disturbed forest sites in central Arizona. USDA Forest Service Research Paper RM Gottfried, Gerald J. Effects of patch clearcutting on water yield improvement and on timber production in an Arizona mixed conifer watershed PhD.

RM-RP Pocket gopher food habits on two disturbed forest sites in Central Arizona. RM-RP Natural regeneration of Engelmann Spruce after clearcutting in the Central Rocky Mountains in relation to environmental factors.

RM-RP Genetic variation in blue spruce: A test of populations in Nebraska. Most pocket gopher species are relatively common and not of conservation concern. The desert pocket gopher is the most threatened species because it occupies a very small range and is thus more vulnerable to habitat loss.

Pocket gophers are sometimes confused with their fossorial relatives, moles. There are several easy ways to tell the two.Patton, David R.: Pocket gopher food habits on two disturbed forest sites in central Arizona / (Fort Collins, Colo.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, ).Essential oils from coniferous trees contain secondary metabolites that act as feeding deterrents for a number of herbivorous mammals.

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