Open Access Research Article

Survey and Seasonal Distribution of the Rodents in El- Kawther City, Sohag Governorate, Egypt

Abd El Aleem SS Desoky1 and Ahmed A Sallam1 and Wael AM Radwan2

1Plant protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Egypt

2Postgraduate student, Egypt

Corresponding Author

Received Date: March 14, 2019;  Published Date: April 17, 2019


The present work was aimed to identify of rodent species at the Experimental Station of the Faculty of Agriculture, Sohag University in El-Kawther city, Sohag Governorate, Egypt for 2014-2016 years. The results were revealed the presence of three species of rats included the white bellied rat, Rattus rattus frugivorous the dominant species from, Rattus rattus alexandrines, the Nile grass rat, Arvicanthis Nilotic us. These results can be used to develop a future plan to develop an integrated rodent control program based on rodent species present.

Keywords: Rattus r. frugivorous; Rattus r. alexandrines; Arvicanthis niloticus; Rodent control

Signup for Newsletter
Scroll to Top