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Title: Trapping of Rodent Pests in Riyadh Region , Saudi Arabia
Authors: Al-Rajhi, D. H.
A. Tag-EL-Din
H. I. Hussein
S. Mostafa
Issue Date: 1993
Abstract: Trapping of Rodent pests ; with different types of traps and baits, was conducted in four locations inside and outside the city of Riyadh . Four species of rodents belonging to the families Muridae and Cricetidae were recorded . Rattus rattus was the dominant species in the indoor and Meriones libycus , Mus musculus , and Acomys dimidiatus were in the out door locations . Types of bait and position and orientation of traps affected trapping efficiencies .The most attractive baits were semi-dried dates and wheat grains . Snap traps, specially those arranged oppositely in duplicates , proved to be the most efficient . Rodent populations in different locations were not enough to conduct an experiment for the chemical control with rodenticides .
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/9403
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