Population density of the
white bellied rat,
city,Sohag Governorate, Egypt.
S.S. Desoky; Ahmed, A. Sallam
WaelAbdElbasser M. Radwan
protection Department, Faculty of
Agriculture, Sohag University, Egypt.
The objective of the study is to study
the population density of the white bellied
rat Rattusrattusfrugivorusat the
Experimental Station of the Faculty of
Agriculture, Sohag University in El-Kawther
city, Sohag Governorate, Egypt during
2014-2016 years. The results were showed
that the population density of white bellied
R. r. frugivorus
increases in summer and decreases in winter.
It is clear that the sexual ratio decreases
in winter, where males are more than females
and are active in spring and summer. It was
also found that adult males are increasing
in the spring and summer seasons, while in
females they increase in winter.
Rattus r. frugivorus, Experimental Station,
dominant species, rodent management
programs, white bellied rat
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