Field efficacy of cholecalciferol gel baits for possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) control

@article{Morgan2006FieldEO,
  title={Field efficacy of cholecalciferol gel baits for possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) control},
  author={David R. Morgan},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Zoology},
  year={2006},
  volume={33},
  pages={221 - 228}
}
  • D. Morgan
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Abstract The efficacy of a cholecalciferol gel bait against high‐density possum populations was assessed in two replicate field trials conducted in beech forest in the Hopkins Valley. The possum populations were monitored by (i) trap‐catch before and after control at both treated and non‐treated sites and (ii) recapture of possums tagged during pre‐control trap‐catch. Control was conducted at each treatment site by presenting a non‐toxic gel as a prefeed in mid April, followed a fortnight later… Expand
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