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Rodenticides and Poisons -

Invasive rat and rodent control efforts have been in existence for hundreds of years. One method of rodent control that continues to be immensely popular is the use of poison, also referred to as rodenticide. But is the use of rodenticide as simple, safe, and effective as advertised? First, let us look at some of the science behind rodent poisons. Rodenticides, or "baits" as they may be commercially referenced, come in a variety of shapes and sizes from large blocks to small granules. Rodenticides require ingestion by the target pest, such as rat or mouse, and some second-generation poisons require...

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