Identifying possible alternative rodenticide baits to replace strychnine baits for pocket gophers in California

@inproceedings{Baldwin2016IdentifyingPA,
  title={Identifying possible alternative rodenticide baits to replace strychnine baits for pocket gophers in California},
  author={Roger A. Baldwin and Rachael S. Moulton},
  year={2016}
}
Rodents cause substantial damage to crops in California and rodenticides have been major tools for reducing that damage. While strychnine has been heavily relied upon to control pocket gophers in California, its future availability is in question because of increased import costs. We conducted efficacy trials with captive, wild-caught Botta's pocket gophers to identify potential alternative rodenticides to strychnine. The rodenticide baits tested included three categories: acute rodenticides… CONTINUE READING
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