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National Quail Symposium Proceedings

About This Journal

The primary purpose of the Proceedings is to publish peer-reviewed research and management papers from the National Quail Symposium. Symposia focus on quails in the United States and adjacent countries. Symposia are held every 5-10 years at locations around the country, including Tennessee in 2017, Arizona in 2012, Georgia in 2006, Texas in 2002, Florida in 1997, Missouri in 1992, and Oklahoma in 1982 and 1972. Calls for Symposium papers occur 1-3 years prior to Symposium depending on planned publication date for each Proceedings. The next Symposium is in 2022.

The National Quail Symposium Proceedings series combines past bobwhite and national quail symposium proceedings, each with a different citation format. Henceforth those literature citations are reformatted to conform to the simplified National Quail Symposium Proceedings series as specified below. National Quail Symposium Proceedings 8 uses the new format. Original citations prior to 2017 include the following:

  • Morrison J. A., and J . C. Lewis, eds. 1972. Proceedings of the First National Bobwhite Quail Symposium, Oklahoma State University (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 1)

  • Schitoskey, F., Jr., E. C. Schitoskey, and L. G. Talent, eds. 1982. Proceedings of the Second National Bobwhite Quail Symposium, Oklahoma State University (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 2)

  • Church, K. E., and T. V. Dailey. 1993. Quail III: Proceedings of the Third National Quail Symposium, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 3)

  • Brennan, L. A., W. E. Palmer, L. W. Burger, Jr., and T. L. Pruden, eds. 2000. Quail IV: Proceedings of the Fourth National Quail Symposium, Tall Timbers Research Station (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 4)

  • S. J. DeMaso, W. P. Kuvlesky, Jr., F. Herna´ndez, and M. E. Berger, eds. Quail V: Proceedings of the Fifth National Quail Symposium, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 5)

  • Cederbaum, S. B., B. C. Faircloth, T. M. Terhune, J. J. Thompson, and J. P. Carroll. 2009. Gamebird 2006: a joint conference of Quail VI and Perdix XII, D. B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 6)

  • Braun, C. E., and T. V. Dailey, eds. 2012. Quail VII: Proceedings of the Seventh National Quail Symposium, The University of Tennessee, National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (National Quail Symposium Proceedings 7)

Printed copies of National Quail Symposium Proceedings are available at the University of Tennessee Online Market Place. The online version of National Quail Symposium Proceedings 8 will be available fall 2017.