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Relationship of acceptance and mortality of anticoagulant baits to rats


The data presented in this paper indicates that there is a direct relationship of anticoagulant bait acceptance and mortality. The more acceptable an anticoagulant rodenticide bait is to rats, the greater the mortality to be expected.

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Palmateer, S.D., McCann, J.A. Relationship of acceptance and mortality of anticoagulant baits to rats. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 15, 750–755 (1976).

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