Taste enhancers improve poison bait acceptance in field rodents damaging wheat crop

@inproceedings{Shafi1992TasteEI,
  title={Taste enhancers improve poison bait acceptance in field rodents damaging wheat crop},
  author={Main Muhammad Shafi and Shaharuddin Ahmad and Ahmad Pervez and Saeed Ahmed},
  year={1992}
}
Abstract Field trials were conducted to control rodent pests of wheat crop by improving bait acceptability through taste enhancers (additives). Egg shell, egg yolk, yeast, minced meat, sheep blood and chicken blood were mixed 2% by weight individually in a bait base of broken rice and wheat flour. Brodifacoum and bromadiolone bait with egg shell additive ranked first, and egg yolk second, in preference over other additive poison baits and poison bait without additive. Poison baiting yielded 93… CONTINUE READING