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The potential of sodium nitrite as a new tool for vertebrate pest control from formulation, efficacy and safety perspectives
(Lincoln University, 2016-06)
Introduction. The commonly used food preservative sodium nitrite (NaNO₂) has been explored as a potential vertebrate toxic agent (VTA) for the control of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) and brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula). ...
Applied statistical modelling to guide the control of introduced mammalian predators in the Murchison Mountains (Fiordland, New Zealand)
(Lincoln University, 2016)
Since the rediscovery of Porphyrio hochstetteri (takahē), in the Murchison Mountains (Fiordland, New Zealand) in 1949, there have been continued efforts to protect the species. Takahē numbers have been increasing from a ...
The influence of illumination and moon phase on activity levels of nocturnal mammalian pests in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-23)
New Zealand (NZ) hosts several introduced mammalian pests that threaten native flora and fauna. Substantial time and money is spent controlling these pest populations with some success, but in order to attain the dream of ...