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Urban pest control: a practitioner's guide.

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This book, inclusive of 13 chapters, focuses on the control of invertebrate and vertebrate pests that commonly infest man-made structures. With emphasis on the most important pest organisms, specific chapters are devoted to the discussion of control strategies for cockroaches, flies, mosquitoes, bed bugs, termites, rats and mice, bats and birds. Chapters for the control of sporadic pests and pests...

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 82)

Vertebrate pests and their control.

This chapter deals with vertebrate pests, including rats and mice (which transmit parasites and diseases to other animals and humans, and can be found in gardens and forests), bats (find shelter in structures) and birds (which create problems when they come into conflict with human). Information is given on their feeding and activity, nesting behaviour, and control and management, using traps and monitors, repellents, nets, chemical, mechanical and physical methods.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Understanding the business of controlling pests. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Household pests and their control - cockroaches. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 20) Household pests and their control - flies. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 31) Household pests and their control - mosquitoes. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 41) Household pests and their control - bed bugs. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 45) Household pests and their control - termites. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 61) Sporadic pests and their control. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 76) Stored product pests. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 92) Methodology in pest control - insecticide formulations. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 98) Methodology in pest control - insecticide baits and baiting. Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 108) Shift to integrated pest management (IPM). Author(s): Dhang, P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 112) Handling pesticides. Author(s): Dhang, P.