Zinc phosphide is used throughout the world for the control of a range of animals, including mice, rats, voles, ground squirrels, prairie dogs, nutria, muskrats, rabbits and gophers in agriculture. In Australia, zinc phosphide is used extensively for controlling mouse populations in grain crops. Additional use under permit for the control of rat populations has also occurred.
|Author||Land Protection, QLD|
|Institution||QLD Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries|
|Control method||Poison / Toxin|