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The development of 1080 use for rabbit control in Tasmania

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Statham, M 2005 , 'The development of 1080 use for rabbit control in Tasmania' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 139 , pp. 1-6 , doi: 10.26749/rstpp.139.1.

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Abstract

The Tasmanian Department of Agriculture, together with the CSIRO Wildlife Survey Section pioneered the llse of sodium fluoroacetate (Compound 1080) in Australia following reports of experimental trials in the USA. This paper, with information taken primarily from Department of Agriculture files, describes the development of 1080 use in Tasmania from 1949 to the last major effect on practices in other states in 1964.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Statham, M
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: 10.26749/rstpp.139.1
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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