Control of Norway rats in sewer and utility systems using pulsed baiting methods

@inproceedings{Colvin1998ControlON,
  title={Control of Norway rats in sewer and utility systems using pulsed baiting methods},
  author={B. Colvin and Trygve B. Swift and Frank E. Fothergill},
  year={1998}
}
  • B. Colvin, Trygve B. Swift, Frank E. Fothergill
  • Published 1998
  • Engineering
  • Author(s): Colvin, Bruce A.; Swift, Trygve B.; Fothergill, Frank E. | Abstract: There were 1,288 sewer and 235 other utility manholes baited to control Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) populations in downtown Boston using pulsed-baiting methods. About 15% of all sewer, 18% of phone, and 26% of electric manholes had rat activity. Sewer populations were most associated with residential areas with low flow, small diameter (l61 cm) brick sewers; in those circumstances, up to 38% of manholes had rat… CONTINUE READING

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