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Mouse numbers low but need for vigilance is high in SA

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South Australian grain growers are being encouraged to remain vigilant for mice as their winter crops mature... Pest monitoring and management authorities warn that mice can cause damage to booting heads and maturing plants, so growers should keep a close eye on their crops as they develop grain... In South Australia, mouse abundance is generally low but growers on Yorke Peninsula in particular should be vigilant as crops mature and mouse damage can more readily be seen," said Dr Brown, who is involved in mouse-monitoring programs funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in collaboration with Landcare Research New Zealand, CSIRO and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries through the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IACRC)...
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