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Reduced competition from livestock grazing in grain stubbles, more frequent cropping, stubble and trash retention and more diverse crops have increased the amount of grain available to mice, the time span over which high quality food is available, the amount of cover and prolonged the period of crops at vulnerable stages," Mr Mutze said. ".. Mouse numbers are now higher for any set of seasonal conditions and are reaching problematic levels more often than previously recorded, and are causing more damage for any given level of mouse infestation.".. Mr Mutze said innovations such as the GRDC-funded Harrington Seed Destructor could assist in reducing mouse numbers by destroying the grain and weed seed source that goes through the harvester so it is not available for mice to eat in stubbles, as well reducing weeds which offered another source of food and cover through the summer and autumn...
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Mouse management strategies urged this harvest.. Grain growers are being encouraged to undertake mouse control measures this harvest to reduce the potential for future plagues... Greg Mutze from Biosecurity SA says heavy infestations of mice this year and the expectation of a bumper harvest throughout the southern cropping region could result in population explosions in 2011...
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Mouse management strategies urged this harvest.. Grain growers are being encouraged to undertake mouse control measures this harvest to reduce the potential for future plagues... Greg Mutze from Biosecurity SA says heavy infestations of mice this year and the expectation of a bumper harvest throughout the southern cropping region could result in population explosions in 2011...
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CSIRO researcher Dr Peter Brown has found mouse numbers are increasing in Victoria... Monitoring has shown an increase in mouse pressure across Victoria, but mouse populations remain low in New South Wales and mouse numbers have declined in South Australia... "Now that we have identified there is some form of interaction between windrow burning and mouse populations, we will be conducting a more in-depth investigation in 2015 with the help of Dr Peter Brown, from CSIRO, to fully identify what is occurring and how we can best assist growers to maintain control of mice," he says...
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CSIRO researcher Dr Peter Brown has found mouse numbers are increasing in Victoria... Monitoring has shown an increase in mouse pressure across Victoria, but mouse populations remain low in New South Wales and mouse numbers have declined in South Australia... "Now that we have identified there is some form of interaction between windrow burning and mouse populations, we will be conducting a more in-depth investigation in 2015 with the help of Dr Peter Brown, from CSIRO, to fully identify what is occurring and how we can best assist growers to maintain control of mice," he says...
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