U.S. Department of Agriculture: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service



Date of this Version

October 2004


Hosted by: USDA/APHIS/Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center.


Papers (abstracts follow)

Historical perspectives and current ecological impacts of nutria in Louisiana
Urban desert islands
Flea control on wild rodents
An overview of rodent control to protect biodiversity on mainland New Zealand
Risk assessment of rodenticide use in New Zealand
Rodents on oceanic islands
Invasive species
Improving the management of rat control damage on the Caribbean National Forest
The USGS role in nutria research and management
Controlling roof rats (Rattus rattus) for protection of Puerto Rican parrots
Anticoagulant resistance in farm rat populations in the UK
Invasive rodent research priorities in New Zealand
The National Invasive Species Council
Integrated Pest Management in the U.S. National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Addressing the invasive rodent issue on Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Planning for eradication of Arctic ground squirrels on selected islands within the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Department of Defense rodent control
Registration status of two anticoagulant products for eradicating rodents from islands and derelict vessels
Using a general indexing paradigm to monitor rodent populations
EPA’s comparative ecological risk assessment of nine rodenticides
Anticoagulant residues in rat liver: persistence and secondary hazard to nontarget species
Overview of rodent-borne diseases
Probabilistic risk assessment model for predators and scavengers exposed indirectly to a commensal rodenticide
Virus-vectored fertility control in house mice
Island conservation in the U.S. Channel Islands National Park
A century of rodent control
Pesticide registration requirements in the U.S. with emphasis on options for controlling invasive rodents
Probabilistic risk assessment model for determination of nontarget risks to birds in diphacinone baited areas on Hawaii
Development of nutria eradication strategies for Chesapeake Bay marshlands
Louisiana coast-wide nutria control program: year two
Towards a risk assessment of second generation rodenticides
Rodent declines and invasions in the Florida Keys
An overview of rodent contraceptive development at the USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center
Assessing potential of applying baits on native marshes to reduce nutria impacts
Invasive species research at the USDA National Wildlife Research Center, Hilo Field Station
Accidental discharge of brodifacoum baits in a tidal marine environment
Managing roof rats (Rattus rattus) to reduce their impact on open-cup nesting songbirds in riparian forests of the Central Valley, California
Chlorophacinone baiting for Belding's ground squirrel
Elevated bait station trials (and tribulations) in crab country
Registration costs of new products and new use
Hantaviruses in the western hemisphere: a review
Sero-survey for antibodies to flaviviruses in wild mammals in central and eastern United States
Rodent control techniques: can we learn from agricultural uses
Benefit/cost analysis of rodent control for conservation
Preventing rat introductions to the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, USA
Preventing rat spills on U.S. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Developing a rat-IPM technology for the Philippine irrigated rice lowland ecosystem
The eradication of introduced rats on the U.S. Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Leptospirosis in the Azores: the rodent connection
Are both rat species, Rattus rattus and R. norvegicus, omnivorous?