Wildlife Damage Control Principles for the Management of Damage by Vertebrate Pests

J Hone 
CABI  April 2007  

Hardback  180 pp  ISBN 9781845932459      £45.00
Wildlife can cause problems worldwide - in conservation, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, as well as to human and animal health and safety in rural and urban areas. For this reason, wildlife in affected areas can be defined as pests, and forms of control sought to limit and prevent damage. In looking at solutions by identifying and using common principles in the assessment and control of pest damage this book focuses on controlling damage, rather than the animal itself. The book demonstrates ecological theories and shows how they are relevant to biodiversity conservation and other topics, and how they can be evaluated in studies of wildlife damage control.

Of interest to scientists and students in wildlife management, environmental science and natural resource management, wildlife managers, and those involved in wildlife damage control.


  • Introduction
  • Patterns and processes in wildlife control
  • Generalities in controlling wildlife
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Production
  • Human and animal health
  • Recreation
  • Conclusions

Appendix 1: Introductory mathematics

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