bird control Books

  • Control of Bird Migration

    This volume fills a real gap. Before now there existed no compilation to summarize the enormous wealth of data and hypotheses elaborated in the huge research field on the control mechanisms which are involved in bird migration. This volume takes into consideration all aspects of controlling factors since experimentation began in 1925. ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    STP 974 is the latest offering in the continuing series on the subject of test methods development for materials used in controlling of managing vertebrate pests. Information on birds, rodents and predators/deer is presented in 18 papers. A majority of the papers in this volume are directed toward efficacy evaluation based on new or existing field ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    Succeeds STP 752. 24 papers cover: • rodent an bird pests that affect agricultural crops• rodent behavior in the penetration of food packaging materials• canine predators that create nuisance or live stock depredation problems• new control approaches for these pests• and the impact of control on non-target ...

  • Test Methods for Vertebrate Pest Controls and Management Materials

    Presents information on controls for forest and rangeland birds and rodents, commensal rodents, larger mammals, disease control and protection of ...

  • Urban Forest Acoustics

    Trees can reduce noise by sound reflection and absorption. Investigating noise control in urban environments, Voichita Bucur's new book Urban Forest Acoustics covers the following topics:- dendrological characteristics of trees- factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts- equipment for in situ noise measurements- acoustical sensors for ...

  • Avian Migration

    The reader of this comprehensive presentation benefits from an outstanding overview of all aspects of the fascinating phenomenon of bird migration. The book is written by leading experts from around the world. The text summarizes reviews and discussions of the most recent hypotheses. In doing so, it covers the entire research field from ...

  • Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health

    Domestic animals contaminate recreational waters and drinking-water sources with excreta and pathogens; but this threat to public health is inadequately understood and is insufficiently addressed in regulations. More than 85% of the world’s faecal wastes is from domestic animals such as poultry, cattle, sheep and pigs. These animals harbor ...

  • Chemical Signals in Vertebrates

    ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF CHEMOSENSORY SYSTEMS: Action of Sucrose on the Salty Taste Response (K. Tonosaki). BODY FLUIDS AND SCENT GLAND CHEMISTRY: Chemical Analysis of PreyDerived Vomeronasal Stimulants (D. Wang et al.). DEVELOPMENT OF CHEMOSENSORY SYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION: Olfactory Receptors in Acipenseridae Fish Larvae (G.A. ...

  • Interactions between fish and aquatic macrophytes in inland waters. A review (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFor a fishery manager it is important to understand the role of aquatic macrophytes in inland waters, as this will assist in adjusting strategies for optimizing capture fisheries. Fish, crayfish, some mammals and birds and some other organisms use macrophytes to their benefit, such as spawning, nursery, ...

  • Management and the Conservation of Biodiversity

    This book brings together a selection of 21 original studies submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation that address aspects of management for the conservation of biodiversity. The topics addressed include: lessons from the Northern spotted owl saga, hidden costs of implementing the EU Habitats Directive, the importance of recently created ...

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