Consquences of monocropping?

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5 years 5 months ago #529909 by spark
This is an interesting read on a down-side of monoculture cropping:
Corn turning French hamsters into deranged cannibals
phys.org/news/2017-01-corn-french-hamste...anged-cannibals.html

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5 years 5 months ago #529913 by Stikkibeek
How can I turn that into Norwegian Rats?

Did you know, that what you thought I said, was not what I meant :S

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5 years 5 months ago #529924 by spark
Replied by spark on topic Consquences of monocropping?

Stikkibeek wrote: How can I turn that into Norwegian Rats?


Make sure that the rats don't get to eat anything other than corn - it seems that rats are vulnerable to Niacin deficiency too:
eg
The Available Niacin Values of Foods for Rats and Their Relation to Analytical Values
jn.nutrition.org.sci-hub.ac/content/112/11/2091.long

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