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Reproductive inhibitors for coyote population control: developments and current status

  • Author(s): Stellflug, John N.
  • Gates, Norman L.
  • Sasser, R. Garth
  • et al.

Coyote depreciation often causes severe losses of livestock and wildlife in many areas. The use of toxicants is banned for coyote control in the United States necessitating the consideration of alternative methods of control of these predators. This review deals with a class of possible alternatives for population control (reproductive inhibitors) and the conditions associated with selection and application of reproductive inhibitors to the target species.

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