SODIUM FLUOROACETATE

Sensitivity of some Australian animals to sodium fluoroacetate (1080): additional species and populations, and some ecological considerations

The sensitivity to fluoroacetate (1080) of a number of species of rodents and dasyurids with and without evolutionary exposure to fluoroacetate-bearing vegetation was determined. Rattus fuscipes, and species of Pseudomys […]

RAB002: Ground baiting of rabbits with 1080

Poisoning with 1080 is used to minimise the impact of the introduced European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) on agricultural production and the environment. Other rabbit control methods include poisoning with pindone, […]

RAB003: Aerial baiting of rabbits with 1080

Poisoning with 1080 is used to minimise the impact of the introduced European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) on agricultural production and the environment. Other rabbit control methods include poisoning with pindone, […]

Pest Management Chemistry: Pathology of Vertebrate Pesticides – Toxicology sample preperation instructions

The pest management chemistry section of AFRS is the premiere facility in Australia for investigations into animal poisoning arising from vertebrate pesticides. We receive samples from all over the country […]

Sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) water-residue analysis after large-scale possum control

Two major control operations were conducted in New Zealand in 1990 using aerially sown baits containing the poison sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) [sodium fluoroacetate] against (1) brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in […]

Poisoning of honey bees (Apis mellifera) by sodium fluoroacetate (1080) in baits

The behaviour of honeybees feeding on sodium fluoroacetate-jam baits, which are used for opossum (Trichosurus vulpecula) control, was investigated to determine the reasons for reported bee kills in New Zealand. […]

Impacts of aerial 1080 poisoning on the birds of Rangitoto Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

In November 1990, an eradication program was started against brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) and rock wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) on Rangitoto Island, New Zealand. Green-dyed pellets containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) […]