Protecting ripening sorghum with methiocarb from bird damage in senegal

Bruggers, R.L. (1976) Protecting ripening sorghum with methiocarb from bird damage in senegal. In: Proceedings Seventh Bird Control Seminar, 9-11 November, 1976, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

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The simultaneous completion of the rainy season and nesting of granivorous birds between October and November in the Sudano-sahelian region of Senegal often results in very extensive bird damage to cereal crops. This occurs from both increased bird populations, due to the presence of juveniles as well as from their accompanying change in diet from insects to seeds. The damage is caused by several species of birds, most notable the Redbilled Dioch (Quelea quelea) and the Village and Black-headed Weavers (Ploceus cuculiatus and Ploceus capitalis) . The Buffalo Weaver (Bubalornis albirostris) and the Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus) also are at times serious crop depredators...

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Author Affiliation: UNDP/FAO Regional Project on Research into the Control of Grain-Eating Bird, Dakar, Senegal
Subjects: Plant Production
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2012 05:22
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2012 05:26

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