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Burrowing Rodents: Developing a Management Plan for Organic Agriculture in California


Burrowing rodents can cause extensive damage in organic production systems. The three most common species that cause damage are California ground squirrels (Otospermophilus spp.), Pocket Gophers (Thomomys spp.), and the Meadow vole (Microtus spp.)

This publication outlines management within organically acceptable methods using an IPM approach.

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