Pest Detector

B D Grieve (Other), P Wright (Other), M Hoppe (Other), R Sawafta (Other)

    Research output: Patent


    A device and method for monitoring, detecting and/or controlling pests such as rodents and insects, including termites, which comprises: encouraging a first characteristic behavior by the pests that is indicative of the presence of one or more of the pests; discouraging a second characteristic behavior by the pests that at least partially interferes with detection of the first characteristic behavior; and observing, detecting or sensing an occurrence of the first characteristic behavior by one or more of the pests. In one embodiment, the device comprises at least one photonic device; a light conductive assembly in optical association with the at least one photonic device, the assembly comprising first and second spaced apart components having first and second opposed light transmitting surfaces forming between them a spatial region adapted to contain a pest bait member comprised of one or more materials susceptible to consumption or displacement by the pests.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO2008110801
    Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2008


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