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Plagas de vertebrados: control de la taltuza. Pragas de vertebrades: control do roedor silvestre (Orthogeomys spp.)

by Gainza Echeverría, J. eds; Monge Meza, J; Mora Urpí, J.
Publisher: San José (Costa Rica) Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica 1999Description: p. 154-163.ISBN: 9977675686.Other Title: Vertebrate pests: pocket gopher or taltuza (Orthogeomys spp.); Peach palm heart of palm [Bactris gasipaes Kunth]: cultivation and industrialization.Subject(s): BACTRIS GASIPAES | TALTUZA | ROEDORES | CONTROL DE ROEDORES | BACTRIS GASIPAES | GOPHERS | RODENTS | RODENT CONTROL | BACTRIS GASIPAES | GEOMYIDE | RONGEUR | LUTTE ANTIRONGEURSummary: The pocket gopher, or taltuza, is a rodent that lives in underground tunnels, 30 species of which have been identified throughout North and Central America. The three species that have been found in Costa Rica (O. cavator, O. cherrei and O. underwoodi) are considered pests. In extreme cases, they may destroy from 80 to 100 per cent of a plantation. Control methods are discussed.
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The pocket gopher, or taltuza, is a rodent that lives in underground tunnels, 30 species of which have been identified throughout North and Central America. The three species that have been found in Costa Rica (O. cavator, O. cherrei and O. underwoodi) are considered pests. In extreme cases, they may destroy from 80 to 100 per cent of a plantation. Control methods are discussed.

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