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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 580–592.
Published: 09 March 2020
... and meat industry. New technologies took advantage of skilled air force pilots, and the surplus of aircraft available post World War 2, to commence an inexpensive, sustained and landscape wide approach to pest management. Aerial baiting has continued to develop as a technology since this time. However...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of poison/poisoned baits applied. Campaigns were targeted towards an increasing number of declared species, and eventually the technology took to the sky in 1947. No region was then beyond the reach of the pest control agencies. Agricultural expansion in partnership with use of broadspectrum poisons has...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.003
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are often viewed as having consistently strong and negative effects on biodiversity values and agricultural productivity, especially if they have been introduced from elsewhere. However, pests do not necessarily have just negative impacts, and there is evidence that in some situations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are species that, when they become overabundant, have unacceptable effects on humans. Ironically, humans themselves have greatly increased their abundance in the last century. Although this increase, together with concomitant scientific and economic growth, has brought many benefits...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.033
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... In this chapter, our aim is to draw attention to common themes, look historically at the subject, and to consider the use of words, particularly “pest”, “abundant” and “overabundant”. One of the important points is to note that the word “pest” is a label that can categorise an animal in a way...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.062
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... In Australia, invasive terrestrial pest species have been implicated in the decline of a number of threatened species. Under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 , pest threats can be listed as Key Threatening Processes which require the preparation of Threat Abatement Plans...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.030
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 81–84.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Emily O'Gorman; Thom van Dooren ABSTRACT This paper explores the place of pest species in agricultural landscapes in Australia. Drawing on historical, ethnographic and philosophical research, we consider the very particular—reductive, utilitarian, monological—ways of understanding and valuing...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.004
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Accidental introductions into the marine environment have been either by hull-fouling or ballast water. While a large number of species has been introduced accidently (more than 150 species are known), only a few are classified as pests. Four selected for discussion are the Seastar Asterias...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... The Rural Lands Protection Act 1998 , unlike its legislative predecessor, requires the Crown to control pest animals declared under the Act. It establishes conditions that must be met before animals can be classified as pests and before pest animal control obligations can be introduced...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 392–403.
Published: 01 May 2020
... J.S. Fleming. a. Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, PO Box 530, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia. paul.meek@dpi.nsw.gov.au b. Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, , c/-University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia. c.School...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 December 2018
... such possibilities (e.g. Allen 2015a; Allen et al. 2013b; Lane 2017a; b; Morgan et al. 2017; White 2013). How long is a dingo s tale?: Impacts of sampling design on our understanding of dingo ecology Guy Ballard1,2, Peter J.S. Fleming2,3 and Paul D. Meek2,4 1Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, New South Wales Department...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... The management of wild-living dogs, including dingoes, in New South Wales is affected by legislation, land tenure and corporate policies of various government agencies. On land managed by State Forests, it is recognised that there is a need to develop control programs for pest populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 408–416.
Published: 16 October 2020
...: legislationABSTRACT facilitates culling, containment and conservation of Dingoes in New South Wales Peter J. S. Fleming1,2,3, Guy Ballard2,4 and Nathan Cutter5 1 Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia. E-mail: peter.fleming@dpi.nsw.gov.au 2...