PEST CONTROL FOR THE SMALLHOLDER. By David Bezzant.

PEST CONTROL FOR THE SMALLHOLDER. By David Bezzant.
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Author Bezzant (David).
Book Code 29467
ISBN 9781847974563
Book Description Mint new copy.

2013 1st edition. 8vo (178 x 249mm). Pp128. Colour photographs throughout. Laminated boards.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2013
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Ramsbury, Marlborough.
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"Among the many challenges facing the contemporary smallholder who keeps livestock and grows his own food, is how to deal with the various pests that are capable of decimating crops, degrading pasture, stealing produce, contaminating animal feed and killing valuable livestock. This book provides the smallholder with the knowledge and the information about the skills to meet this challenge in an effective and humane way." Chapters include: The importance of pest control for the smallholder; The pests and their habits; Managing the smallholding as a form of pest control; The pest controller's armoury; How to use traps; How to use rat poison; How to use air rifles on the smallholding; Using dogs to control pests; How to use ferrets to control pests; How to use electric fencing for pest control; Using deterrents, repellents and bird scarers; Feed bins and poultry feeders; Protecting crops and trees.

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