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Field methods for rodent studies in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

 

Over the past decade rodents have emerged as significant agricultural pests throughout Southeast Asia. This book summarises current knowledge of the 20+ rodents that are major agricultural pests in SE Asia as well as other non-pest rodents. Its clear descriptions and illustrations will help people identify these species. For each one there is a summary of geographic distribution, diet, habits and behaviour.
The book includes practical instructions on trapping methods, safe handling of rats and mice, and techniques for assessing reproductive activity.

This publication is also available in CD format. For copies please contact ACIAR.