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A great deal of useful information comes into the Pest office or is found when we are out and about! We frequently post news stories about relevant books, leaflets, apps and other resources. But, finding this information, when it's needed and, quickly, at a later date can be difficult. That's why we've created this library for pest professionals. It's where we file all the useful stuff we come across and it's all searchable.

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CRRU: Anticoagulant Resistance in Rats & Mice in the UK 2018 CRRU: Anticoagulant Resistance in Rats & Mice in the UK 2018
The University of Reading has updated its 2017 research report commissioned by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) in support of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime. The 2018 report reveals new resistance hotspots and a lack of data in the English Midlands.
 
VPU: Rodent tail testing protocol VPU: Rodent tail testing protocol
Discover the resistance status of rats and mice in your area by sending the Vertebrate Pest Unit (VPU) at the University of Reading tail tips. This document provides full guidance on how to take and mail in your samples.
 
CRRU: Anticoagulant resistance in rats & mice in the UK 2017 CRRU: Anticoagulant resistance in rats & mice in the UK 2017
This new study by Reading University has identified the massive extent of L120Q resistance in rats across the whole of central southern England. Unfortunately lack of sample availability means data is not available to determine the extent of resistance across the UK generally.
 
CRRU UK: Annual Report 2017 CRRU UK: Annual Report 2017
The UK Stewardship Regime 2017 Annual report from the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use details the achievements from the first full year of the stewardship. The 36-page A4 report includes summaries from all the research projects commissioned by CRRU including the Knowledge Attitude and Practice study which reveals some encouraging signs that attitudes are changing.
 
CRRU: Barn owl residue study 2016 CRRU: Barn owl residue study 2016
This is a new independent analysis by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) of barn owl livers supplied by the citizen science project, the Predatory Birds Monitoring Scheme in 2016. It is a key element in the monitoring of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime which aims to reduce the levels of rodenticide residue in the environment in general and in this sentinel species in particualr.
 
CRRU: Barn owl monitoring study 2015 CRRU: Barn owl monitoring study 2015
This new Barn Owl Monitoring Study has been published as part of the surveillance being carried out by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime. The study tracks barn owl breeding success across five areas of the UK for a minimum of three years. Funded by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) UK, field work has been by Wildlife Conservation Partnership and analysis by the University of Reading.
 
EPA: Bed bug product performance test guidelines EPA: Bed bug product performance test guidelines
Published by the United States Environmental protection Agency (US EPA) this guideline provides recommendations for the design and execution of laboratory studies to evaluate the performance of pesticide products intended to repel, attract, and/or kill the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) in connection with registration of pesticide products under the US Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
 


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