Some problems have relatively simple solutions compared to the cost of neglect. Preventing the spread of invasive species and harmful pathogens clinging to construction equipment is one such solution. Here we explain how resource managers and contractors can decontaminate construction and field equipment by cleaning, disinfecting, and drying, thus minimizing the spread of harmful organisms.
|Title||Minimizing the spread of aquatic herpetofaunal pathogens by decontaminating construction equipment|
|Authors||James T. Julian, Paula F. P. Henry, James M. Drasher, Kathy Michell, Scott A. Smith|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Herpetological Review|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Patuxent Wildlife Research Center|