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Efficacy of different Physical Barriers around Maize crop to control Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) at Southern Telangana zone, Telangana State, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1All India Network Project on Vertebrate Pest Management, PJTSAU, Hyderabad-500030, INDIA
  • 2Agricultural Research Station, Tandur, INDIA
  • 3All India Network Project on Vertebrate Pest Management, PJTSAU, Hyderabad-500030, INDIA
  • 4All India Network Project on Vertebrate Pest Management, PJTSAU, Hyderabad-500030, INDIA
  • 5All India Network Project on Vertebrate Pest Management, PJTSAU, Hyderabad-500030, INDIA

Res. J. Agriculture & Forestry Sci., Volume 3, Issue (1), Pages 12-15, January,8 (2015)

Abstract

In recent years, wild boar (Sus scrofa) causing enormous damage to the agricultural crops at various stages, that is mainly due to the over exploitation of their natural resources and non availability of preferred dietary items. This resulted in to sever man-animal conflict. The present study highlighted the use of different physical barriers to control the wild boar entry in to the agricultural fields and minimize the crop damage and also to reduce the man-animal conflict.

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