Austin Frishman’s classic work on rodents and other wildlife pests, Vertebrate Pest Handbook, second edition, is back in print thanks to Wildlife Control Consultant, LLC.
Reprint of Dr. Austin Frishman’s book, Vertebrate Pest Handbook, 2nd edition, is now available. Dr. Austin Frishman is renowned for his expertise in pest control. After being out of print for years, Wildlife Control Consultant, LLC has returned the book to a new generation of readers.
Contents of the Vertebrate Pest Handbook
- This 200-plus page book is broken down into the following chapters:
- Rodents in general
- Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus)
- Roof rats (Rattus rattus)
- House mice (Mus musculus)
- Rodent diseases
- Non-commensal rodents
- Pest vertebrates other than rodents
- Non-toxic rodent control methods
- References for training
Benefits of the Vertebrate Pest Handbook
Dr. Austin Frishman wrote the book using a question and answer format so that information and tips could be grasped quickly with minimal fluff. In other words, it is a ‘just the facts’ type of publication. Pest management company owners or managers will find the book a useful source of questions useful for training and retraining technicians.
The book is complete. While there are some font issues due to challenges with the scanning process, none affect readability. To reduce costs, the photos were converted to black and white. The price (less than 13 dollars) reflects our attempt to provide this important information while recognizing that some of the information needs updating. Nevertheless, there is much wisdom and useful information in the book to justify its place on your shelf.