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Cover for Other pesticides.

This chapter deals with other pesticides, such as rodenticides, molluscicides, fumigants, other nematicides and avicides. Short information is given on their application in agriculture, particularly in crop protection, and public health pest control.

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control methods: chemical.

This chapter discusses the optimal characteristics, efficacy and safety of rodenticides. The characteristics and use of acute rodenticides, as well as some of the commonly used acute and subacute rodenticides are described. The discovery, mode of action, use of first-generation and development of...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Eason, C. T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The laboratory evaluation of rodenticides.

This chapter reviews the principal elements involved in the laboratory evaluation of rodenticides. The different test animals and their care and the tests on rodents in cages, rooms or pens are described. Although it is not yet possible to devise 'standard' test methods appropriate for all target...

Author(s)
Prescott, C. V.; Johnson, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Field evaluation of rodenticides.

This chapter clarifies the issues involved in establishing standard methods for the field evaluation of rodenticides. The approaches to measure and quantify the efficacy of rodenticides and defining the efficacy standards are described.

Author(s)
Cowan, D. P.; Townsend, M. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance to anticoagulant rodenticides.

This chapter defines anticoagulant rodenticide resistance and reviews its history and genetics in Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus), house mouse (Mus musculus) and other rodent species. The mechanisms of resistance (vitamin K cycle, biochemical resistance), the distribution and occurrence of...

Author(s)
Pelz, H. J.; Prescott, C. V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: protection of humans and animal health.

This chapter discusses the rodent-control strategies in municipal and householder premises, integrated pest management, and best practice and audit schemes. Rodent control in food processing and production units as well as livestock units, and control options for domestic/household and small...

Author(s)
Meyer, A. N.; Kaukeinen, D. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: tropical field crops.

This chapter focuses on some of the most economically important rodent pests of tropical field crops (Rattus spp., Bandicota spp., Arvicanthis niloticus, Mastomys spp., Meriones spp. and Sigmodon spp., among others). The efficacy of various chemical and non-chemical methods in the control of these...

Author(s)
Fall, M. W.; Fiedler, L. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental impacts of rodenticides.

This chapter discusses the problems with non-target effects of rodent control on wildlife (e.g., mammals and birds) and environnment, and how better scientific understanding of the underlying ecology might enable the assessment, and perhaps the reduction, of risk. It focuses on understanding how...

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Shore, R. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Monitoring rodenticide residues in wildlife.

Rodenticide residues are measured in wildlife to gain information on the scale of exposure and to assess the likelihood of associated adverse effects. Such monitoring are needed because rodenticides are not target specific in their toxicity; wild vertebrates have the potential to be exposed to...

Author(s)
Shore, R. F.; Pereira, M. G.; Potter, E. D.; Walker, L. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter

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