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Title: Proposal to study feral pigs in Kipahulu Valley, Haleakala National Park 
Author: Smith, Clifford W; Diong, Cheong H
Date: 1977-09
Publisher: Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany
Citation: Smith CW, Diong CH. 1977. Proposal to study feral pigs in Kipahulu Valley, Haleakala National Park. Honolulu (HI): Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany. PCSU Technical Report, 19.
Abstract: This proposal is written in response to Haleakala National Park Project Number HALE-N-6 (Kipahulu Pig Study). As outlined in their Project Statement the research is to provide information in the following areas: 1. Population grouping, distribution and racial types. 2. Specific points of access into Kipahulu Valley by outside populations of pigs. 3. The role of pigs in the introduction and spread of exotic plants into Kipahulu Valley. 4. The role of pigs in the direct destruction of native plants. 5. The probable long range effect on Kipahulu Valley if no control measures are taken. 6. If control measures are recommended, then a study is to be made of the cost, effectiveness and potential damage to the native habitat of: a. hunting, b. trapping,
c. fencing, d. sterilants, e. any other feasible methods.
Series/Report No.: Technical Report
19
Description: Reports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in.
Sponsorship: National Park Service Purchase Order Number PX 8000 7 0027
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/4328
Keywords: Kipahulu Valley
LC Subject Headings: Feral swine -- Hawaii -- Maui.
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)

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