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Methods for controlling crop damage by big game

by Robert D. Brannon

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Published by Montana Dept. of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Field Services Division, Project 2811 in Place of publication not identified] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Control,
  • Wildlife depredation,
  • Wildlife pests

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert D. Brannon
    ContributionsMontana. Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. Field Services Division. Project 2811
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 leaves ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25904780M
    OCLC/WorldCa21316524

    Two methods can be used to generate estimates of wildlife damage to crops: direct sampling and indirect sampling. Direct sampling involves on-the-ground surveys of damaged plants in crop fields. This method produces highly accurate results, but it is laborious and therefore expensive, which limits the area that can be surveyed. Weed control is an essential part of all crop produc-tion systems. Weeds reduce yields by competing with crops for water, nutrients, and sunlight, and may directly reduce profits by hindering harvest operations, lowering crop quality, and producing chemicals which are harm-ful to crop plants (allelopathy). Left uncontrolled, weeds.

    Pest control is at least as old as agriculture, as there has always been a need to keep crops free from long ago as BC in Egypt, cats were used to control pests of grain stores such as rodents. Ferrets were domesticated by AD in Europe for use as mousers. Mongooses were introduced into homes to control rodents and snakes, probably by the ancient Egyptians. Crop and livestock performance depend on biological processes that are affected by the weather, and by pests and diseases. Low rainfall or drought may lead to low yields. Hail or heavy rains could damage or even wipe out crops. Outbreaks of pests or diseases could also cause major yield losses in crops .

    Harvesting requires art and practice because a large proportion of crops can be lost due to improper methods of harvesting. Another concern besides harvesting is storage. Storage of grains is to be given utmost priority as improper storage can result in the destruction of crops being by pests or unfavourable environmental conditions. damage to crop, crop growth stage, expected yield, other pest problems, activity and incidence of natural enemies, prevailing economic deci sion levels of key pest and.


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Methods for controlling crop damage by big game by Robert D. Brannon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fighting damage to stored crops by big game animals is both costly and time consuming. Fencing methods are the most suitable means to prevent big game damage to stored crops.

Experimentation in fencing methods is ongoing to find the best and most cost effective solution to this by: 3.

Control of Crop Diseases Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current and emerging practices, this book explores modern methods of disease control in field and glasshouse crops.

It outlines the major crop diseases of the UK with a particular emphasis on those features of symptomology. Materials and Methods. We used four independent methods to directly or indirectly estimate crop damage. (1) periodic visual examination of crop damage along transect lines going away from forest boundary; (2) the net grain yield per unit area along the same transect lines, measured at the time of harvest; (3) comparison of yields on protected and exposed neighboring farms; (4) comparison Cited by: 4.

Crop management practices for the safe use of salt-affected soils and saline water primarily consists of growing suitable salt-tolerant crops, managing seedbeds, and grading fields to minimize local accumulation of salts, soil management, improving irrigation efficiency and soil, water, and salinity monitoring for assessing leaching and drainage requirements.

Why it’s a big deal Febru am EST Both African and Fall armyworms do most damage to the staple cereal crops such as maize, wheat, sorghum, millet and rice.

controlling Author: Kenneth Wilson. As a first line of pest control, IPM programs work to manage the crop, lawn, or indoor space to prevent pests from becoming a threat. In an agricultural crop, this may mean using cultural methods, such as rotating between different crops, selecting pest-resistant varieties, and planting pest-free rootstock.

To reduce damage to the corn crop in small gardens, wrap filament tape around the ripening ears of corn. Raccoons may tear though other types of tape so using filament tape is the most effective.

Placing plastic bags over the ears of corn may discourage raccoons, also. Fencing. A woven wire fence may prevent access to gardens. Trophy hunting—the killing of big game for a set of horns or tusks, a skin, or a taxidermied body—has burgeoned into a billion-dollar, profit-driven industry, overseen in some cases by corrupt.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This information, combined with available pest control methods, is used to manage pest damage by the most economical means, and with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.

IPM takes advantage of all appropriate pest management options. Walker, R. Frederick, in Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Insects are key players in agroecosystems, both providing beneficial services such as pollination and causing significant crop ltural producers employ many tools to manage insect pests, particularly synthetic pesticides, but such controls can disrupt the activity of beneficial insects.

Insect - Insect - Damage to growing crops: Insects are responsible for two major kinds of damage to growing crops. First is direct injury done to the plant by the feeding insect, which eats leaves or burrows in stems, fruit, or roots.

There are hundreds of pest species of this type, both in larvae and adults, among orthopterans, homopterans, heteropterans, coleopterans, lepidopterans, and.

RE: Controlling crop damage yeoman, 75 bucks is a good price, no, it's a great price for a 2 row planter. but the rest of the story is that everything except the main axle was rusted together.

the seed shaft, gears, and every other moving partwas rusted together. it took me 2 weeks of an hour or two every night to get it back into working order.

practices (i.e., no longer farmed a particular field or raised a particular crop) as a consequence of deer damage. Additional methods used to control deer damage included shooting (28%), chasing (13%), fencing (%), repellents (7%), and noise devices (5%).

Fencing and shooting were the only methods rated as being at least moderately effective. crop damage occurs during June-September which coincides with the maturation of crops and with the dry season where there is a shortage of food and water for wildlife.

Livestock depredation occurs less frequently than crop damage. However, it has a bigger impact on the livelihood of the local communities.

little effect on yield. Direct damage also may be caused by wireworms that feed or burrow into tubers, and this damage may be augmented by rot caused by bacteria and fungi. Aphids and leafhoppers suck on the foliage of the plant, reducing its vigor, but these insects also may damage a crop indirectly by transmitting plant viruses.

Control of plant viruses is of great economic importance worldwide, because these viruses cause diseases that destroy commercial crops. Like other viruses, a plant virus particle, also known as a virion, is an extremely small infectious agent.

It is essentially a nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) enclosed in a protein coat called a capsid. game cropping The culling or husbanding of game animals for meat and other products, usually for human consumption. Game cropping is often advocated as an ecologically sound method of farming the African savannah and similar environments: it is argued that the wide variety of game animals, with their different food preferences, utilize the primary production more efficiently than cattle, and.

£m a year: The cost of deer damage to crops, according to Defra, with the greatest damage on cereal crops in east and south-west England.

50%: The decline in woodland bird numbers where deer are present, according to the University of East Anglia’s Dr Paul Dolman: “Deer will eat the understorey and so the coppices, for example, lose.

The ultimate goal in locust control is the use of preventive and proactive methods that disrupt the environment to the least possible extent. This would make agricultural production easier and more secure in the many regions where growing crops is of vital importance to the survival of the local people.

As experimental models. Stinging Insects How to identify the pest, the nest and the threat Stinging insects such as various types of wasps, yellowjackets, hornets and bees, are common summertime pests and their stings can be more than just a painful nuisance.

The National Pest Management Association reports that stinging insects send more than half a million people to the emergency room every year.This publication is a joint effort of the seven disciplines that comprise the Georgia Vegetable Team. It is comprised of 14 topics on tomato, including history of tomato production, cultural practices, pest management, harvesting, handling and marketing.

This publication provides information that will assist producers in improving the profitability of tomato production, whether they are new or.Subchapter B. Hunting Big Game § Unlawful killing or taking of big game.

§ Prohibited devices and methods. § Tagging and reporting big game kills. § Parties hunting big game. § Cooperation after lawfully killing big game. § Excess kill of big game. § Subsequent kill if big game unfit for human.