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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 The natural history of rodents: preadaptations to pestilence.

This chapter introduces the diversity of rodents and discusses that in managing the tiny minority of species that are significant pests, it is important to understand their ecology and behaviour. Rodent pests have a huge economic impact and, therefore, increasing effort and resources are being...

Author(s)
Macdonald, D. W.; Fenn, M. G. P.; Gelling, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Commensal rodents.

This chapter focuses on the damage and losses of stored crops and other foodstuffs due to commensal rodents. The ecology and feeding preferences of Rattus norvegicus, R. rattus, Mus spp., Mastomys natalensis, Bandicota bengalensis and R. exulans.

Author(s)
Lund, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
AbstractFull Text

Anticoagulant rodenticide (AR) resistance in Norway rat populations has been a problem for fifty years, however its impact on non-target species, particularly predatory and scavenging animals has received little attention. Field trials were conducted on farms in Germany and England where resistance ...

Author(s)
Daniells, L.; Buckle, A.; Prescott, C. V.
Publisher
Julius Kühn Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Quedlinburg, Germany
Citation
Julius-Kühn-Archiv, 2011, No.432, pp 58-59

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