Rodent biology and control: An overview of the basic knowledge required to understand rodents and the management options available to design sustainable control strategies.
- Department for International Development
- 1 January 2005
- Document Type:
- Meyer, A., Belmain, S.R., Hossain, M., Kamal, N.Q., Islam, S. Aplin, K., Singleton, G.R., Harun, M., Kadry, N.I., Baker, A., Roy, R.N., Hoque, A., Shafali, R.B., Azad, A.K., and Mithu, M.S.H.
The most common rodent species found in villages in Bangladesh are the ship rat (Rattus rattus), lesser bandicoot rat (Bandicota bengalensis) and the house mouse (Mus musculus). The manual, describes rodent biology and behaviour, losses and damage caused by rodents, rodent-borne diseases, signs of infestation, integrated rodent management strategies and control techniques.
AID-Comilla, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 32 pp.
Published: 1 January 2005