Uptake and persistence of 1080 in plants of cultural importance
Research was undertaken for the Animal Health Board under Contract R-80620 "Iwi research on 1080 in plants of cultural importance" to Lincoln University, to determine the field uptake and persistence of 1080 in plants of cultural importance to Maori. The research reported here was carried out between August 2003 and June 2004. The objectives of the study was to identify two culturally-important plant species that may be effected by aerial 1080 bait application. Also to measure the uptake and elimination of 1080 in these selected plant species of cultural importance at field sites using application of 1080 baits. Finally to report findings and engage members of the Lake Waikaremoana Hapu Restoration Trust (Ngai Tuhoe ), and Tuawhenua Trust (Ngai Tuhoe) in a dialogue process regarding the fate of 1080 in plants.... [Show full abstract]
Keywords1080; sodium monofluoroacetate; Maori; pesticides and wildlife
Fields of Research0501 Ecological Applications; 0502 Environmental Science and Management
TypeReport (Commissioned Report)
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