Further Reading

Barlow (2000) The ecological challenge of immunocontraception. J. of Ap. Eco. 37 897-902.

Bomford (1990) A role for fertility control in wildlife management? Bureau of Rural Resources Bulletin 7 1–50.

Brown et al (2002) Pre-sowing control of house mice using zinc phosphide: efficacy and potential non-target effects. Wildlife Research 29, 27–37.

Dawei Wang et al (2011) Behavioral evaluation of quinestrol as a sterilant in male Brandt's voles. Physiology & Behavior. 104(3):429-436.

Gratz (1997) The burden of rodent-borne diseases in Africa. Belg. J. of Zool. 127 (Supplement) 71–84.

Hone (1992) Rate of increase and fertility-control. J. of Ap. Eco. 29 695-698.

Kang et al (2007) Grassland ecosystems in China: review of current knowledge and research advancement. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B . 362:1482, 997-1008.

Leirs et al (1997) Stochastic seasonality and nonlinear density-dependent factors regulate population size in an African rodent. Nature 389 176–180.

Leirs (2003). Management of rodents in crops: the pied piper and his orchestra. In: Rats, Mice and People: Rodent Biology and Management. (Eds Singleton, Hinds, Krebs and Spratt.) pp. 183–190. ACIAR, Canberra.

Makundi et al (2005) Farmer's perceptions of rodents as crop pests : Knowledge, attitudes and practices in rodent pest management in Tanzania and Ethiopia. Belgian Journal of Zoology. 135: 153-157.

Makundi and Massawe (2010) Ecologically-based rodent management in Africa: Potential and challenges. Wildlife Research. 38(7): 588-595.

Meerburg et al (2009) The year of the rat ends: time to fight hunger! Pest Man. Sci. 65(4):351-352.

Ming Liu et al (2012) Effects of quinestrol and levonorgestrel on populations of plateau pikas, Ochotona curzoniae, in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Pest Management Science. 68(4):592–601.

Ming Liu et al (2011) Subfertile effects of quinestrol and levonorgestrel in male rats. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 24(2):297-308.

Mwanjabe et al (2002) Crop losses due to outbreaks of Mastomys natalensis in the Lindi Region of Tanzania. Int. Biodet. & Biodeg. 49:133–37

Normile (2010) Holding back a torrent of rats. Science. 327:806–807.

Segmuller et al (2000) Identification of autoxidation and photodegradation products of ethynylestradiol by on-line HPLC-NMR and . J. Pharm. Biomed. Analysis 23:927–937.

Singleton et al (2010a) Rodent Outbreaks: Ecology and Impacts. IRRI Press, Los Banos, Philippines. 289 pages.

Singleton et al (2010b) Impacts of rodent outbreaks on food security in Asia. Wildlife Research. 37:355-359.

Singleton et al (2005) Integrated management to reduce rodent damage to rice. Ag. Ecosys.& Env. 107(1): 75-82.

Stenseth et al (2001) Comparing strategies for controlling pest rodent. J. of Ap. Eco. 38(5): 1020-1031.