Published Online: 15 APR 2003
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals
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Avery, M. L. 2003. Avian Repellants. Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals. .
- Published Online: 15 APR 2003
Although there are numerous potential applications for avian repellants, such compounds are not the answer to every crop damage situation. Understanding the specifics of bird-crop interaction is essential to successful use of chemical bird repellants. However, even the most successful repellant will not eliminate bird damage. The only way to accomplish this is to employ netting or some other means of exclusion. Repellants are tools or methods that are best viewed as components of integrated management plans, rather than as solutions by themselves.
- bird repellant;
- avian repellant;
- bird-crop interaction;
- methyl anthranilate;