Potential invertebrate antifeedants for toxic baits used for vertebrate pest control
A literature review


E.B. Spurr and P.G. McGregor

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Abstract 5
1. Introduction 6
2. Methods 6
3. Results 8
3.1 Overview 8
3.2 Desirable characteristics of antifeedants for use in baits 10
3.3 Potential invertebrate antifeedants, in alphabetical order 12
1. Alpha-cypermethrin 12
2. Camphor 13