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trapping

Neurosurgery A therapy for Pts with intracranial aneurysms who are poor candidates for clipping–ie, where the aneurysmal neck is ill-defined; trapping of the aneurysm may fail if collateral circulation is present

trapping

an essential technique for sampling wildlife populations in surveys of their diseases or in order to establish the size and variety of the population, especially if carried out systematically with the traps set out in a grid formation. See also capture-recapture method.
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In Haiti, mass trapping with commercial McPhail traps requires a prohibitively-expensive number of traps per ha, making a fruit fly control program financially unfeasible for small growers.
Trapping honeybees gathered pollen and factors affecting yields.
That is, when a small mammal approached a trapping station, it did not have a choice between chlorinated or non-chlorinated traps (Yunger and Randa, 1999) or between a weakly scented or strongly scented trap treated with Lysol (Van Horn and Douglass, 2000).
This was possibly due to the greater trapping efficiency of the bottle-traps coupled with the undulating nature of the field, the greatest catch size being recorded at the highest elevation.
Olfaction is important in the social biology of small mammals (Stoddart 1974) and residual odors from small mammals in traps have been reported to enhance trapping efficacy (Drickamer 1984; Tobin and others 1994).
Estimates of the UCN potential of the hydrogenous surfaces surrounding the trapping region (tetraphenyl butadiene, GoreTex (1), etc.
Trapping also threatens other animals that refuges are intended to protect, including waterfowl, raptors and threatened and endangered species.
In small mammal trapping efforts, researchers often rely on three trap types: Sherman box traps, pitfall traps, and snap traps.
HOW IT TRAPS: If a critter such as this gecko brushes against at least two hairs on a lobe, the lobes fold over, trapping the prey between their toothy prongs.
Each of these applications defines a different set of trapping technologies from which to choose based on such considerations as the desired preventative maintenance (PM) schedule, the space allotted for the trap, and the chemical behavior of the materials being pumped.
Millions of Canadian tax dollars are spent protecting the leghold trap, the fur industry and to conduct cruel trap research, alleges an animal rights group carrying out what it describes as an "international education campaign" to stop trapping.
For a heavily forested northern city of 3,004 square kilometres, maybe it shouldn't be surprising that fur trapping is a way of life for many people in Timmins.