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Why are some species invasive? : determining the importance of species traits across three invasion stages and enemy release of southern African native plants in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2009)
There are many factors that have been proposed to contribute to plant invasiveness in nonnative ecosystems. Traits of invading species are one of them. It has been proposed that successful species at a certain invasion ...
Cultural models of GE agriculture in the United States (Georgia) and New Zealand (Canterbury)
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-07)
The goal of this research was to assess why genetic engineering (GE) agricultural technology was embraced in some industrialized nations (United States) while it evokes extreme concern and aversion in others (New Zealand). GE ...
The role of competition and introduction effort in the success of passeriform birds introduced to New Zealand
(The University of Chicago Press for The American Society of Naturalists, 1997-05)
The finding that passeriform birds introduced to the islands of Hawaii and Saint Helena were more likely to successfully invade when fewer other introduced species were present has been interpreted as strong support for ...
Ectomycorrhizal communities associated with a Pinus radiata plantation in the North Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2008)
Aboveground and belowground ectomycorrhizal (ECM) communities associated with different age classes of the exotic plantation species Pinus radiata were investigated over the course of two years in the North Island of New ...
The Rotifera of New Zealand: a revised and expanded list
(New Zealand Institute, 1902)
The object of this paper is to make numerous corrections in the "Contribution to the Study of the Rotifera of New Zealand", which appeared in the "Transactions of the New Zealand Institute", vol. xxxi., p. 107, and at the ...
New Zealand Diptera: no. 1
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Classification and description of several New Zealand species of Diptera.
Metapopulation dynamics and behaviour of the endangered weevil, Hadramphus spinipennis in relation to its host plant Aciphylla dieffenbachii on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1998)
The endangered monophagous coxella weevil, Hadramphus spinipennis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is confined to two outlying islands of the Chatham Island group. This study was carried out on Mangere Island. The native forest, ...
Host-parasite coevolution in New Zealand: how has Odontacarus, a mite with a free-living stage in its life-cycle, coevolved with its skink host?
(Lincoln University, 2006)
The effect of a free-living stage in host-parasite coevolution: a skink mite phylogenetic study in New Zealand. During the last decade, phylogenetic trees have even been used to compare ecologically related taxa such as ...
The effect of temperature on the biology and population ecology of Agasicles hygrophila (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of alligator weed (Alternathera philoxeroides)
(Lincoln University, 1996)
Alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. (Amaranthaceae) is a perennial, stoloniferous herb which grows primarily as an emergent aquatic plant. It was first recorded in New Zealand in 1906 and is distributed ...
Pest management of the New Zealand flower thrips Thrips obscuratus (Crawford) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on stonefruit in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
The New Zealand flower thrips (Thrips obscuratus (Crawford)) is an important pest of stonefruit during flowering and at harvest in New Zealand. The biology and control of this species formed the basis for this study. A ...