publication . Article . 1992

Forty-five years of anticoagulant rodenticides--past, present and future trends

Hadler, Malcolm R.; Buckle, A. P.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1992
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
The anticoagulant rodenticides were discovered in the 1940s and their advantages of efficacy and safety quickly resulted in their use dominating the practice of rodent control in temperate countries. However, the development of resistance to the early compounds within a decade stimulated research culminating in the invention of a new class of anticoagulant, the second generation compounds, active against resistant strains but also overall far more potent than those previously available. A novel baiting strategy, pulsed baiting, was developed to make full use of this valuable characteristic. Pulsed baiting has enabled the use of second generation anticoagulants i...
free text keywords: rodenticides, anticoagulant, resistance, anticoagulant, history, anticoagulant, baiting, pulsed, anticoagualants, second generation, rodents, commensal, rodent control, bitrex, mode of action, anticoagulant, Life Sciences
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