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A successful Pacific rat Rattus exulans eradication on tropical Reiono Island (Tetiaroa Atoll, French Polynesia) despite low baiting rates.

Published online: 28 Dec 2020

Authors: Samaniego, A. & Griffiths, R. & Gronwald, M. & Murphy, F. & Rohellec, M. le & Oppel, S. & Meyer, J. Y. & Russell, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

We successfully eradicated rats from Reiono Island despite reducing the interval between bait applications from the recommended 10-21 days to 7 days, ...

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A PIT-tag-based method for measuring individual bait uptake in small mammals.

Published online: 13 Jul 2021

Authors: Beatham, S. E. & Goodwin, D. & Coats, J. & Stephens, P. A. & Massei, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Rodents and other small mammals cause an increasing number of negative economic and environmental impacts worldwide. In the UK, the non-native grey sq...

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Evidence of pesticide resistance in medium-sized mammalian pests: a case study with 1080 poison and Australian rabbits.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Twigg, L. E. & Martin, G. R. & Lowe, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Toxicant resistance is a potential, or very real, problem with many pest control programmes worldwide. However, apart from rodents, pesticide resistan...

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Improving capture rate for an invasive species in Mauritius: determining Asian musk shrew Suncus murinus bait preference.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Field, A. J. & Copsey, J. A. & Tragett, C. E. E. & Goder, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The Asian musk shrew Suncus murinus is an invasive insectivore that first colonised Mauritius in the eighteenth century. It is a significant predator ...

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Non-lethal control of wildlife: using chemical repellents as feeding deterrents for the European badger Meles meles.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Baker, S. E. & Ellwood, S. A. & Watkins, R. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-lethal methods of controlling wildlife foraging damage may offer conservation, ethical, legal and efficacy advantages over lethal control. Chemica...

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Virus-vectored immunocontraception to control feral cats on islands: a mathematical model.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Courchamp, F. & Cornell, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Feral cats Felis catus[Felis silvestris] introduced onto oceanic islands pose a major ecological threat to endemic vertebrates, but their control i...

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Sampling problems with tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae).

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Vale, G. A. & Phelps, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Rhodesia, studies were made of Glossina morsitans morsitans Westw. and G. pallidipes Aust. captured from stationary sources of ox odour (electric t...

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Simulation of lethal control and fertility control in a demographic model for Brandt's vole Microtus brandtii.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Shi DaZhao & Wan XinRong & Davis, S. A. & Pech, R. P. & Zhang ZhiBin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brandt's vole Microtus brandtii is considered a pest in China and is actively managed through the use of toxic baits. A time-dependent density-depende...

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The ecological challenge of immunocontraception: editor's introduction.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Barlow, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The problems of vertebrate pests are greater now than ever before, with vertebrate control constrained by problems of humaneness, scale and environ...

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Foxnet: an individual-based model framework to support management of an invasive predator, the red fox.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hradsky, B. A. & Kelly, L. T. & Robley, A. & Wintle, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive predators are a key driver of biodiversity decline, and effective predator management is an important conservation issue globally. The red fo...

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