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Assessing a chemosterilant for fertility control of rats

Tran, Thanh Tung

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Fertility control of rodents could be used as an additional approach for the sustainable management of pest populations in agricultural production systems. One potential technique is the use of chemosterilants which induce long-term infertility in female animals. The aim of my research was to assess the effects of an industrial chemical, 4-vinylcyclohexene diepoxide (VCD), on reproduction of female and male laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus). In addition, the uptake of bait types and basic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151318
DOI: 10.25911/5d514e621d2dd
Access Rights: Open Access

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