Compromised Fertility in Free Feeding of Wild-caught Norway Rats (rattus Norvegicus) with a Liquid Bait Containing 4-vinylcyclohexene Diepoxide and Triptolide.


Wild rat pests in the environment cause crop and property damage and carry disease. Traditional methods of reducing populations of these pests involve poisons that can cause accidental exposures in other animals and humans. Fertility management with nonlethal chemicals would be an improved method of rat pest population control. Two chemicals known to target… (More)
DOI: 10.1638/2015-0250.1