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      M. booduga ; no-choice tests; mortality; susceptibility; warfarin; second generation anticoagulants; bromadiolone; brodifacoum

    • Abstract

       

      The toxicity of warfarin (0·-025 %), bromadiolone (0·-005 %) and brodifacoum (0·-005 %) to the Indian field mouse,Mus booduga Gray was determined. A single feeding of bromadiolone or brodifacoum resulted in 83% mortality, while the same mortality was obtained with warfarin only after 6 days of continuous feeding. A single day feeding of a single dose chronic poison was effective againstM. booduga than multiple dose chronic rodenticide.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      M Balasubramanyam1 M J Christopher1 K R Purushotham1

      1. Pesticide and Industrial Toxicology Centre, Department of Zoology, S. V. University, Tirupati - 517 502, India
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