Vertebrate pests in agriculture: the Indian scenario
Scientific Publishers (India), Jan 1, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 605 pages
This book is an attempt to find an acceptable solution to the problem of crop losses of these less studied but economically important groups of vertebrate pests. Sincere efforts have gone into formulation of recommendations keeping in mind the biological needs of vertebrate pests, their conservation status and suffering of the poor farmer. Many a time the sympathies deservedly go to the speechless marauders of crops as it ismanwhohas shrunk, degraded and destroyed their habitat, deprived them of their natural source of food. There are no choices for vertebrate pests but raid the crops in their range but we, humans have several to survive. The book is an attempt to understand this dilemma.
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Principles of population ecology and vertebrate pest
Granivorous bird pests and their management
Frugivorous birds and their management
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