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Protecting grain crops from damage by wild fowl

E. R. Kalmbach

Protecting grain crops from damage by wild fowl

by E. R. Kalmbach

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crop losses.,
  • Wildlife depredation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. R. Kalmbach.
    SeriesWildlife Research and management leaflet / United States Dept. of Agriculture. Bureau of Biological Survey -- BS-13, Wildlife research and management leaflet (United States. Bureau of Biological Survey) -- BS-81
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Biological Survey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20549644M

    Abstract We documented wildlife depredation to vegetable, fruit, grain, and nursery crops in New Jersey during the growing season. Our objectives were to understand the economic impact wildlife has on agriculture and to identify the most common wildlife species causing depredation so county Extension agents can tailor strategies to minimize or eliminate wildlife conflicts. 1. To survey and quantify the crop damage by wild animals on agriculture crops in Kerala. To evaluate the efficiency of electric fences and other methods to stop the wild animals from entering into the crop fields. 2. REVIEW OF LITERATURE Crop damage by vertebrate pests. has been studied extensively all over the world.

    Crop Protection Herbicides, INCREASE Food Prices Food Security IMPROVE Environmental Footprint REDUCE biotech products can help farmers: look after our planet, feed $ ¢ soil and water resources Greater damage to crops of planting Raises flood risk Drowns crops FUTURE PIPELINE Plant science researchers are developing products that could. Camouflage of Seeds, a Control Method of the Bird Mortality in Grain Crops Fig. 3. Camouflaged seeds in the absence of i rregularities in the surface soil can be more conspicuous to the birds. Note that the color and roug hness of the camouflage, conferred by the dye powder, help hide the seeds in the soil.

    Assessment of Crop Damage. Agricultural loss of crops starts from sowing to harvesting stage due to abundance of cropland bird species for foraging (Figure 4(a)–4(c)).In most of the crops, the loss was considerably large at the edges of cropland primarily due to the presence of trees, bushes, and fencing along the edge [].In our study, we found that sorghum crop damage Cited by: 1. Merit Seed has different types of wildlife cover and grain crops. We have egyptian wheat seeds, buck forage oats, buckwheat, sunn hemp and many other cover and grain crops.


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