Rodent management
1.Field rats Field sanitation, use of traps, poison baiting using 2% zinc phosphide mixed with rava, sugar and oil (90:5:3), fumigating the burrows using aluminium phosphide tablet 3-6 g/burrow, smoking the burrows using coconut leaves.        
2.Management in store Rat proofing by covering ventilators and windows by gauge, wire netting and blocking all unnecessary openings. Sanitation of the store and its surroundings, use of traps, use of acute (single dose) poisons such as zinc phosphide or anticoagulants (multi dose) such as bromadioline.