Farmers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices for rodent management in Myanmar

@inproceedings{Brown2008FarmersKA,
  title={Farmers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices for rodent management in Myanmar},
  author={Peter Robert Lamont Brown and Nyunt Yee and Grant R. Singleton and Alice J. Kenney and Nyo Me Htwe and Myo Myint and Than Than Aye},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract A survey of 350 farmers was conducted in the lowland rainfed agricultural system of central Myanmar (Burma) to examine the importance of rodents, farmers’ perception of the causes of yield loss, and their beliefs as to why they undertake rodent management. Farmers grew monsoon rice, summer rice and mungbeans with the major constraints upon production identified as pests (29.4% of respondents), followed by insufficient water (19.4%). The main pests were insects (48.6%), followed by rats… CONTINUE READING

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