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rodenticide

(rōdĕn`tĭsīd'): see pesticidepesticide,
biological, physical, or chemical agent used to kill plants or animals that are harmful to people; in practice, the term pesticide is often applied only to chemical agents.
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rodenticide

[rō′den·tə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical agent used to kill rodents.
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Knox sent the owl to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and received this report back in December: "Gross necropsy revealed coagulopathy, and chemical analysis determined that the owl's liver contained three second generation anticoagulant rodenticides, two in potentially lethal concentrations.
VCWPA data from its Raptor Study for levee protection indicate that where raptor perches attracted hawks and owls, rodent burrow damage was reduced by about 50 percent when compared to locations with anticoagulant rodenticides in bait stations.
For example, 70 per cent of northern spotted owls--which are in decline in both range and population, and are consequently listed as 'threatened' under the Endangered Species Act--tested positive for various anticoagulant rodenticides, utilised to control rat populations within these farms.
Key words: brodifacoum, secondary anticoagulant rodenticide toxicosis, blood transfusion, second-generation anticoagulant rodenticide, SGAR, vitamin [K.sub.1], raptor, avian, Andean condor, Vultur gryphus
Etiology of the syndrome varies from simple trauma, infections, rodenticide poisoning, drug reaction, liver failure, tumours, clotting abnormality, platelets disorders, foreign bodies, dental problems, immune mediated diseases, hypertension to hyperviscocity (Bissett et al., 2007).
2: PIE Chart Depicting the Poisoning Profile of the Study Population Rodenticide 47 Pesticide 21 Corrosives 9 Oleander 6 Kerosene 4 - 4 - 9 Note: Table made from pie chart.
"However, our inspections show that no rodenticide has been taken since January 19.
(NASDAQ: NEOG) has acquired the complete rodenticide assets of North America-based animal health company Virbac Corp., the company said.
It is one of several training routes to help farmers who want to become certified to use professional rodenticide products under new rules; from April 2016, new stewardship conditions labels on rodenticides for use outside will require users to hold professional certification that complies with UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime requirements.
Final sections look at the US Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
FARMING unions across Wales and the UK have secured the option for farmers to use their farm assurance scheme membership as "proof of competence", as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announces new rules on the purchase and use of professional rodenticide bait.
The study also found that nearly all the mountain lions tested were infected with rodenticide, a common rat poison.