A Method of Protecting Fruit Trees against Damages Caused by Wild Rabbits, Class Mammalia, Order Logomorpha, Fam. Leporidae

N. S. NIKOLOV

Agricultural University, BG - 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Abstract

NIKOLOV, N. S., 2010. A method of protecting fruit trees against damages caused by wild rabbits, class Mammalia, order Logomorpha fam. Leporidae. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 16: 534-537

Formulated by us preparation EM-10 was used for protecting young fruit trees against damages caused by wild rabbits (Lepus europeus Pall). During the autumn-winter period. 2002/2004 in nursery garden have been treated twice je 100 inoculated branch paddings - apple (MM106), quince (BA29) as well as, seedlings of wild plum, peach and Prunus mahaleb and in a cherry plantation (2004/2005). With EM-10 have been treated twice cherry fruit-trees of the following kinds “Vann”, “Stella” and “Lambert” for their protection against wild rabbits. It was established that by treatment of fruit trees with preparation EK-10, it protects the stems, the ground of the skeleton branches and their embranchments.

Key words: fruit culture, trees, damages, wild rabbits, nursery garden, cherry plantation

Abbreviations: CMC - carboxymethyl cellulose; EM-10 - preparation, emulsion concentrate of lard; GD - Grand Difference (mathematical coefficient)

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