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Rating the rat: Global patterns and research priorities in impacts and management of rodent pests

Capizzi, D.; Bertolino, Sandro; Mortelliti, Alessio


We report the results of the first systematic assessment of global patterns and research priorities emerging in the field of rodent pest management. We carried out an extensive literature review targeted towards identifying the most relevant rodent pests, their impacts and the most common methods used to control them. We identified three disproportionally important pest species that are characterized by severe, generalist and geographically widespread impacts: the black rat Rattus rattus, the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Mammal Review
DOI: 10.1111/mam.12019


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