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Book reviews Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 31, No. 5, 2000, pp. 365-366. Translated from Ekoh~giya, No. 5, 2000, pp. 396-39Z Original Russian Text Copyright 9 2000 by Shilova. BOOK REVIEWS Ecology and Management of Rodent Pests in Agriculture, Zhang Zhibin and Wang Zuwang, Eds., Beijing: Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1998, 286 p. (in Chinese) It is pleasing to note that the Chinese Academy of ied adequately in any part of its geographic range. The Sciences actively develops research on elaborating the authors investigated the present-day species range modern strategy of population control of rodent pests, (map 2-3-1 ) and provided the basis for estimating the which inflict great economic losses. Complications in "zones of harm" caused by this rodent. They also solving this difficult problem under existing conditions present information on the period of hibernation, spring are wellknown. Due to global pollution of the environ- and summer activity (Figs. 2-3-2 and 2-3-3), and repro- ment with pesticides and a drastic decrease in the abun- duction intensity. Based on the dates of animal activity dance of many rare animals, special attention is given on the ground surface, the period optimal for extermi- to the methods for controlling populations Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

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