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An investigation of the rat pest problem in Queensland canefields: 1. Economic aspects

McDougall, W.A. (1944) An investigation of the rat pest problem in Queensland canefields: 1. Economic aspects. Queensland Journal of Agricultural Science, 1 (2). pp. 32-47.

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The fragmentary published records of rat damage to sugar cane in Queensland prior to 1935 are reviewed and evidence of rat damage collected since that year is presented. Appreciable rat attacks are shown to occur only periodically and usually sporadically.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Subjects:Science > Invasive Species > Animals > Impact assessment
Science > Zoology > Chordates. Vertebrates > Mammals
Plant culture > Field crops > Sugar plants
Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees > Sugarcane
Plant culture > Economic zoology applied to crops. Agricultural zoology
Live Archive:29 May 2024 06:29
Last Modified:29 May 2024 07:07

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