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Andrew Kouba

Head and Dale H. Arner Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management

Phone: 662-325-2378  Email: ak260@msstate.edu

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Andrew Kouba

2018
Gocinski, B. L., K. K. Knott, B. M. Roberts, J. L. Brown, A. J. Kouba. 2018. Changes in urinary androgen concentration indicate that male giant panda (Ailuropoda melanolueca) respond to impending female estrus during and outside of typical spring breeding season. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 30:399-408. Download


2018
Graham, G. M., C. J. Langhorne, C. K. Vance, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba. 2018. Ultrasound imaging improves hormone therapy strategies for induction of ovulation and in vitro fertilization in the endangered dusky gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa). Conservation Physiology 6:1. Download


2018
Roberts, B. M., J. L. Brown, R. Snder, B. Durrant, D. Kersey, A. J. Kouba. 2018. Use of urinary 13, 14, dihydro-15-keto-prostaglandin F (PGFM) concentrations to diagnose pregnancy and predict parturition in the giant pands (Ailuropoda melanaleuca). Plos One 13(5). Download


2018
Wilson, A., D. Sparks, K. K. Knott, A. J. Kouba, S. T. Willard, A. Brown. 2018. Behavioral, semiochemical, and adrogen response by male giant pands to the olfactory sexual receptivity cues of females. Theriogenology 114:330-337. Download


2017
Knott, K. A. Christian, J. Falcone, C. Vance, L. Bauer, G. Fahey, A. J. Kouba. 2017. Phenological changes in bamboo carbohydrates explain the preference for culm over leaves by giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) during spring. Plos One 12(6):e0177582. Download


2017
Knott, K., G. Mastromonaco, M. Owen, A. J. Kouba. 2017. Urinary profiles of progestin and androgen metabolites in female polar bears during parturient and non-parturient cycles. Conservation Physiology 5(1). Download


2017
Williams, C. L., K. A. Dill-McFarland, D. L. Sparks, A. J. Kouba, S. T. Willard, G. Suen, A. E. Brown. 2017. Dietary changes during weaning shape the gut microbiota ofred pandsa (Ailurus fulgens). Conservation Physiology 6(1). Download


2017
Zhang, L., Q. Wang, S. T. Willard, W. Jiang, H. Zhang, H. Zaho, A. J. Kouba. 2017. Environmental characteristics associated with settlement of reintroduced Chinese giant salamanders. Journal of Herpetology 51(3):417-424. Download


2016
Earl, J. E., R. D. Hill, J. C. Chaney, C. E. Lillard, W. B. Sutton, A. J. Kouba, C. Langhorne, J. Krebs, R. Wilkes, D. L. Miller, M. J. Gray. 2016. Ranavirus could facilitate local extinctions of rare amphibian species. Oecologia 182(2):611-623. Download


2016
Graham, K., M., A. J. Kouba, C. J. Langhorne, R. M. Marcec, S. T. Willard. 2016. Biological sex identification in the endangered dusky gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa): A comparison of body size measurements, secondary sex characteristics, ultrasound imaging, and urinary hormone analysis methods. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 14(1):41. Download


2016
Marcec, R., A. Kouba, L. Zhang, H. Zhang, Q. Wang, H. Zhao, W. Jiang, S. Willard. 2016. Surgical implantation of coelomic radiotransmitters and postoperative survival and tracking of Chinese giant salamanders (Andrias davidianus) following reintroduction. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(1):187-195. Donwload


2016
McDonough, C. E., M. W. Martin, C. Vance, J. A. Cole, A. J. Kouba. 2016. Frequency of exogenous hormone therapy impacts spermiation in male Fowler toads (Bufo fowleri). Reproduction, Fertility and Development 28(7):995-1003. Download


2016
Wang, Y. Z., W. Y. Dong, A. J. Kouba. 2016. Fast discrimination of bamboo species using VIS/NIR spectroscopy. Journal of Applied Spectroscopy 83(5):826-831. Download


2016
Williams, C. L., K. A. Dill-McFarland, M. W. Vandewege, D. L. Sparks, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba, G. Suen, A. E. Brown. 2016. Dietary shifts may trigger dysbiosis and mucous stools in giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Frontiers in Microbiology 7:661. Download


2016
Zhang, L., W. Jiang, Q. J. Wang, H. Zhao, H. X. Zhang, R. M. Marcec, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba. 2016. Reintroduction and post-release survival of a living fossil: The Chinese giant salamander. PloS One 11(6):e0156715. Download


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