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Cassava leaves as human food
The use of cassava leaves as human food is reviewed and their value as a source of protein and vitamins for supplementing predominantly starchy diets reemphasized, although the toxic effects of residual levels need further investigation. Expand
Losses of stored foods due to rats at grain markets in Pakistan
Abstract We estimated the sizes of rat populations ( Rattus rattus ) at 5 wholesale grain markets in four major cities of Punjab Province, Pakistan: Faisalabad, Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi. We… Expand
Reproduction in Eurasian wild boar in central Punjab, Pakistan
Five hundred nineteen Eurasian wild boar Sus scrofa (Linnaeus, 1758) were collected from March 1987 to July 1990 by shooting in crop and noncrop areas of central Punjab, Pakistan.
CHARACTERISTICS OF DAMAGE BY VERTEBRATE PESTS TO GROUNDNUTS IN PAKISTAN
Vertebrate pest damage to groundnut was assessed at harvest in 164 fields selected along road transects in Pakistan and Observations indicated that visual above-ground examination of plants for damage underestimated the actual loss because both lesser bandicoot rats and mole rats often remove groundnut pods below ground without killing or otherwise damaging the plants. Expand
The oral and dermal toxicity of selected chemicals to brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis)
Rotenone and nicotine were the most toxic dermally, killing all tested snakes, and Piperonyl butoxide enhanced the oral toxicity of allethrin and resmethrin and the dermal activity of res methrin; it did not enhance the activity of natural pyrethrins either orally or dermALLY. Expand
Anticoagulant resistance in wild Norway rats in New York.
Wild Norway rats from several habitats were tested for their susceptibility and resistance to warfarin, finding resistant rats found on two farms where anticoagulant materials had been used intensively for about 20 years. Expand
A review of commensal rodents and their control
(1973). A review of commensal rodents and their control. C R C Critical Reviews in Environmental Control: Vol. 3, No. 1-4, pp. 405-453.
The susceptibility of Bandicota bengalensis from Rangoon, Burma to several anticoagulant rodenticides.
The baseline susceptibility of the lesser bandicoot rat from Rangoon, Burma, to five anticoagulant rodenticides was established with no-choice feeding in the laboratory, and B. bengalensis was most susceptible to brodifacoum, and in descending order, difenacOUm, coumatetralyl, diphacinone and warfarin. Expand
The agricultural importance of the wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in Pakistan
In these areas, wild boars were the most important vertebrate pest in sugarcane, wheat, and maize, causing more damage than rats, porcupines, or rose‐ringed parakeets, and were lesser pests in groundnut. Expand
Seasonal variation in foliar and bud monoterpenes in Sitka spruce
In 2nd-year foliage of four trees from the University of British Columbia Research Forest, Maple Ridge, B.C., α-pinene and camphene levels increased in May and returned to their original levels by September, offsetting rising levels of 3-carene and β- pinene. Expand