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    Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials: Fourth Symposium

    Kaukeinen DE
    Published: 1983

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    Succeeds STP 752. 24 papers cover:
    • rodent an bird pests that affect agricultural crops
    • rodent behavior in the penetration of food packaging materials
    • canine predators that create nuisance or live stock depredation problems
    • new control approaches for these pests
    • and the impact of control on non-target animals.

    Table of Contents



    Comparisons Between Vertebrate Pest Control Materials: Essential Considerations

    Exploitable Characteristics of Neophobia and Food Aversions for Improvements in Rodent and Bird Control

    Bird Dispersal Recordings: An Overview

    Tests of the Enhancement of Avian Repellent Chemicals with Sensory Cues

    Estimating Bird Damage to Sprouting Rice

    Laboratory Methods for Evaluating Bird Repellents Applied to Ripening Fruits

    A Changeover Test Design to Compare the Relative Efficacies of Bird Repellent Seed Corn Treatments

    A Test Protocol for Assessment of Primary Poisoning Hazard to Ground-Feeding Birds from Broadcast Pelletized Rodenticides

    Development of a Preferred Bait for Quelea Control

    Use of Outdoor Pens in Evaluating Field Efficacy of Rodenticides

    An Evaluation of Methods Used in Comparative Field Testing of Commensal Rodenticides

    A Method for Inferring the Taste Qualities of Rodenticides to Rodents

    Design and Evaluation Criteria for Development of Toxic Wicks for Rodent Control

    Field Methodology for Evaluating Rodenticide Efficacy

    An Approach for Evaluating Food Container Resistance to Damage by Individual Norway Rats

    A Laboratory Test Method for Evaluating the Efficacy of Glueboards for Trapping House Mice

    A Simulated Burrow System for Laboratory Evaluation of Vertebrate Control Fumigants

    Methods for Assessing Rat Damage to Growing Wheat in Bangladesh, with Examples of Applications

    An Evaluation of Visual Counts for Censusing Ground Squirrels

    Plot Occupancy for Indicating Pocket Gopher Abundance and Conifer Damage

    Methods Used in the Field Evaluation of Anticoagulant Rodenticides in India

    Criteria for the Development of Coyote Lures

    Criteria for the Selection and Development of Predacides

    Evaluation and Control Implications of Behavior of Feral Dogs in Interior Alaska


    Committee: E35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP817-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4883-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0213-2