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Posts Tagged: bait

Investigating the Pathways of Rodenticide Movement in Urban Wildlife

Urban coyote on pathway. (Credit: PxHere.com)

Rodenticides continue to come under scrutiny in California due to issues surrounding the potential for nontarget injury to wildlife and pets. While California already has the strictest rodenticide laws and regulations in the country, there have been...

Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Tags: bait (3), exposure (2), nontarget injury (1), pests (55), public health (3), rodent (4), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (223), Wildlife - General (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Rodenticides: Use, Issues, and Nontarget Exposure

Fig. 1 Roof rat. (Photo: Niamh Quinn)

[From the Winter 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Rodenticides are essential tools in the IPM toolbox for rodent management. Exclusion and cultural practices, such as landscape management and sanitation, are also very important tools that...

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Tags: anticoagulant (1), bait (3), house mouse (2), management (27), Quinn (11), rats (8), rodenticides (1), rodents (5), toxicants (1), UC IPM (223)

New Snail and Slug Active Ingredient Available

Fig. 1. Brown garden snail.

[From the May 2013 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin newsletter] For the last 30 years, the primary mol­lusk (snail and slug) baits used in the landscaping industry have been those containing metaldehyde as the active in­gredient. About 10...

Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 3:12 PM
Tags: bait (3), EDTA (1), slug (1), snail (1)
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