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Table 1 Cost of baits delivered manually vis-à-vis unmanned aircraft vehicle delivery

From: Deworming of stray dogs and wild canines with praziquantel-laced baits delivered by an unmanned aerial vehicle in areas highly endemic for echinococcosis in China

Type of bait delivery Area (m2) Staff Ship-ment Accommo-dation Transpor-tation Rent of equipment Total (USD × 104)
UAVa 106 0.06 0.18 0.14 0.17 0.75 1.30
Manual 106 0.48 1.20 0.94 0.67 0.00 3.29
  1. aUnmanned aircraft vehicle