Author(s): PORTER RER
Birds and small mammals cause losses to crops, damage stored food products, and may be a nusiance in buildings and parks in urban areas. This manual summarizes the real risks from these pests and gives advice on what can be done and what is effective. A list of products available is provided. The information, derived from scientific research, is intended mainly for commercial growers, but much of it is useful for home gardeners, warehouse managers and pest-control officers. The authors stress environmentally friendly control methods, which are usually the most effective for the money spent, whelp to sustain a healthy living countryside, and are safest to humans.