Welcome to the All About Rodents Web site! This is a venue for rodent scientists, researchers, and students to learn about each other's projects and activities. The latest news and stories on rodent outbreaks and research are featured. Training courses, conferences, and meetings are also highlighted. So keep yourself posted on this site for all rodent-related news!The contents of this web site are provided by the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium of the International Rice Research Institute.
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Rodent updates around the globe
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Rats may be disgusting, but it’s people who have made the world they thrive in
by Steven BelmainRats are once again in the news, thanks to recent research, showing that the black death in medieval Europe may have been carried by gerbils rather than ...
Posted Mar 3, 2015, 11:06 PM by Unknown user
Thai partners undergo workshop on rodent management and damage assessment
Rodent damage during postharvest storage was one of the problems mentioned by Thai farmers when scientists from the Closing Rice Yield Gaps in Asia with Reduced Environmental Footprint (CORIGAP) assessed ...
Posted Sep 7, 2014, 7:01 PM by Gerardo Tomasito Laviña (IRRI)
Report on a "ratada" occurring in 2011 in western Argentina
In western Argentina, the bamboo, Chusquea culeou, flowered massively last spring (October-November, 2010), from San Carlos de Bariloche to Lago Puelo (41.3° to 42.2°S). It also ...
Posted Sep 7, 2014, 7:30 PM by Gerardo Tomasito Laviña (IRRI)
Posted Sep 7, 2014, 6:44 PM by Gerardo Tomasito Laviña (IRRI)
New videos on rodent management
Two new videos on ecologically based rodent management (EBRM) were produced by the Irrigated Rice Research Consortium. Of rice and rats: an introduction to ecologically based rodent management, features the ...
Posted Sep 7, 2014, 6:45 PM by Gerardo Tomasito Laviña (IRRI)