Rodent include rats, mice and bandicooted with communal rodents being the ones which live with or near man. Rodents are considered as the Number 1 pest by mankind, since they are responsible for damage to his food at all stages from fields to his dining table. They are responsible for the transmission of dreaded disease to man and damage to his property by way of gnawing which may result in short circuit and fire hazards.

Being a mammal, rat are very intelligent and highly adaptable creatures. Rodent control is always a tough and challenging activity.