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Rodent Pests and Their Control

Rodent Pests and Their Control

Edited by A P Buckle, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Reading, UK, R H Smith, School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield, UK

May 2015 / Hardback / 432 Pages / 9781845938178 £95.00 / €125.00 / $180.00
With 10% online discount: £85.50 / €112.50 / $162.00
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The most numerous of the world's invasive species, rodent pests have a devastating impact on agriculture, food, health and the environment. In the last two decades, the science and practice of rodent control has faced new legislation on rodenticides, the pests' increasing resistance to chemical control and the impact on non-target species, bringing a new dimension to this updated 2nd edition and making essential reading for all those involved in rodent pest control, including researchers, conservationists, practitioners and public health specialists.

  • 1: The Natural History of Rodents: Preadaptations to Pestilence
  • 2: Commensal Rodents
  • 3: Rodents in Agriculture and Forestry
  • 4: Rodents as Carriers of Disease
  • 5: Rodent Control Methods: Non-chemical and Non-lethal Chemical, with Special Reference to Food Stores
  • 6: Control Methods: Chemical
  • 7: The Laboratory Evaluation of Rodenticides
  • 8: Field Evaluation of Rodenticides
  • 9: Resistance to Anticoagulant Rodenticides
  • 10: Damage Assessment and Damage Surveys
  • 11: Rodent Control in Practice: Protection of Humans and Animal Health
  • 12: Rodent Control in Practice: Temperate Field Crops and Forestry
  • 13: Rodent Control in Practice: Tropical Field Crops
  • 14: Sociology and Communication of Rodent Management in Developing Countries
  • 15: Ethics in Rodent Control
  • 16: Environmental Impacts of Rodenticides
  • 17: Monitoring Rodenticide Residues in Wildlife
  • 18: Rodent Control and Island Conservation
  • 19: Rodent Control: Back to the Future (the Sequel)

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