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Anticoagulant resistance has been present in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Hampshire and Berkshire for forty years. All first-generation anticoagulants and two of the second generation, bromadiolone and difenacoum, are resisted by rats carrying the L120Q single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP). A ...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Jones, C. R.; Rymer, D. J.; Coan, E. E.; Prescott, C. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection, 2020, 137,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Damage assessment and damage surveys.

This chapter outlines established methods for the assessment of damage and losses caused by rodents to certain crops (rice, oil palms, coconuts, maize, sugarcane and cocoa) and stored products. The importance of damage assessment data in predicting the cost and benefits of implementing rodent...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control in practice: temperate field crops and forestry.

This chapter gives a more detailed consideration to some of the most important rodent problems in temperate field crops and forestry. Some effective control strategies developed to combat these rodent problems are also discussed.

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Pelz, H. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control and island conservation.

Most rodent species are highly adapted, selected, boom-or-bust strategists. Such pre-adaptation to invasiveness allows them quickly to take advantage of abundant new resources and is why rodents are among the most successful mammalian colonizers of islands. This chapter discusses the impacts of...

Author(s)
Howald, G.; Ross, J.; Buckle, A. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control: back to the future (the sequel).

This chapter discusses what has happened 20 years since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1994 about rodenticides and rodent control, including issues on market availability, resistance, efficacy, environmental risk assessment and regulation of rodenticides.

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Smith, R. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The breeding success of Cory's shearwaters Calonectris diomedea borealis at its important Atlantic colony on Selvagem Grande has been monitored periodically at two study plots since 1982. A successful eradication programme was implemented to remove two alien invasive mammals, rabbits Oryctolagus...

Author(s)
Zino, F.; Hounsome, M. V.; Buckle, A. P.; Biscoito, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Oryx, 2008, 42, 1, pp 151-154
Abstract

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Buckle, A. P.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Rodent pests and their control., 1994, pp 381-390
Abstract

Rodents are serious pests of tropical agriculture. Most crops are attacked, particularly those grown for food by smallholders in the tropics. Globally, principal pest species include Sigmodon hispidus, Arvicanthis niloticus, Mastomys natalensis, Meriones spp., Bandicota spp., Rattus argentiventer...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.
Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra, Australia
Citation
Ecologically-based management of rodent pests., 1999, pp 163-177
Abstract

Author(s)
Brown, R. A.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Rodent pests and their control., 1994, pp 363-380
Abstract

A serious pest of plantation crops in South-East Asia is the ranging behaviour and habitat utilization of Rattus tiomanicus. It was studied extensively for the first time using radiotelemetry in an oil palm estate in Malaysia. Range size calculated by the minimum convex polygon method reached an...

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Chia, T. H.; Fenn, M. G. P.; Visvalingam, M.
Citation
Crop Protection, 1997, 16, 5, pp 467-473

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