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RAVENS AND BUZZARDS IN RELATION TO SHEEP- FARMING AND FORESTRY IN WALES
SUMMARY winter. Densities of both species were the highest recorded in Britain, but higher buzzard densities have been found in rich woodland in central Europe. (5) On average, each territorial ravenExpand
Effects of ploidy and gear on the performance of cultured oysters, Crassostrea virginica: Survival, growth, shape, condition index and Vibrio abundances
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It is concluded that oyster farmers could expect to benefit from raising triploid oysters, but that the magnitude of these benefits will depend on the type of gear selected. Expand
Age of first breeding, dispersal and survival of Red Kites Milvus milvus in Wales
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Twenty-nine Red Kites, that were tagged as nestlings in Wales, bred for the first time at 2–7 years old (mean 3–6), and annual survival of adult breeders was estimated at around 95%. Expand
Minimizing occupational exposure to pesticides: personnel monitoring.
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This communication is presented with two objectives: to provide an introduction to personnel monitoring of occupational exposure to pesticides for those who are not familiar with this field of investigation and to stimulate discussion, which will result in the formation of recommendations for research necessary for material improvement of exposure assessment. Expand
Potential exposure to diazinon during yard applications
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Applicators applying diazinon to yards were monitored to determine potential exposures received while using this commonly available pesticide around the home, and simply protecting the hands would have essentially eliminated exposure. Expand
22. Effects of shelter on plant water use
Abstract Windbreaks and shelterbelts are often used in agriculture to modify crop environments, because it is widely believed that plant survival, growth and reproduction are improved above thatExpand
The food of the Red Kite in Wales
Potential exposure of workers during seed potato treatment with captan
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