Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference
An introductory overview to California ground squirrel control
- Author(s): Salmon, Terrell P.
- Schmidt, Robert H.
- et al.
Techniques for controlling California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi) include trapping, shooting. acute toxicants, anticoagulants, and fumigants. These techniques are described and compared and the available information on their efficacy and economics is discussed. This kind of analysis is essential if growers are to make logical decisions regarding the various control options.