Pest Test Issue 53: October & November 2017

Read through our articles on 'Barn owls key to rodenticides’ future' (page 13), 'And the big get bigger' (pages 20 &21), 'Much ado about moleing' (pages 29-31) and 'Protecting our borders' (pages 33-35) in issue 53 of Pest and answer these questions:

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1: How frequently will the Barn Owl Monitoring Study be conducted?
Monthly every two years
Annually every five years
2: Which year did the Barn Owl Monitoring Study identify as the worse breeding season since 1958?
2012 2014
2013 2015
3: How much R & D investment is required on average to produce a new active ingredient?
$28 million $280 million
$200 million $2 billion
4: In Dave Archer’s opinion which design of mole traps is the most humane?
Duffus Scissor
Nash Putange
5: Which invasive mosquito was found at Folkestone Services in 2016?
Aedes japonicus Aedes albopictus
Culex modestus Aedes aegypti
6: Public Health England recommended removing or treating all aquatic habitat within how many metres of the incursion site?
100 600
300 900

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