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Low-dose cholecalciferol bait for possum and rodent control
(Taylor & Francis Online on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2012-09)
A new low-concentration formulation of Feracol® paste containing 0.4% concentration cholecalciferol was tested for efficacy against possums in cage trials, and against possums and rodents in a single unreplicated field ...
Control and eradication of feral cats: field trials of a new toxin
(IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity (CBB), Auckland, New Zealand, 2011)
Feral cats (Felis catus) have caused the decline and extinction of threatened species on islands worldwide. The eradication or long-term control of cats is therefore an essential part of restoring native communities on ...
Innovative developments for long-term mammalian pest control
(John Wiley and Sons, 2014-03)
Background: Invasive mammalian pests have inflicted substantial environmental and economic damage on a worldwide scale. RESULTS: Over the last 30 years there has been minimal innovation in the development of new control ...
Effectiveness of cyanide pellets for control of dama wallabies (Macropus eugenii)
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2011)
Dama wallabies (Macropus eugenii) are an introduced pest in New Zealand requiring control. Historically, sodium fluoroacetate (1080) has been used to control wallabies but there is increasing resistance to this method of ...
Trends in vertebrate pesticide use and new developments: New Zealand initiatives and international implications
(University of California, 2010)
In New Zealand, sodium fluoroacetate (1080) has been used for vertebrate pest control for several decades. Since the 1990s, some 1080 users have switched to brodifacoum for possum and rodent control because of its ready ...