The project aimed at providing a “proof of concept” for the use of predator-derived odours to limit crop loss in field by Mastomys natalensis especially during the susceptible crop growth stages. The hypothesis was to test if the cat urine odour has a significant rodent repellent effect.
Follow the following links to read success stories about this project
Domestic Cat Urine Odour as a Potential Rodent Management Strategy in Crop Fields
SUA-Pest Management Centre develops anti-rodent technology based on Cat urine
SUA develops anti-rodent technology using cat’s urine