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Systematic relationships of New Zealand endemic Brassicaceae inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence data
(American Society of Plant Taxonomists, 2000-01)
Phylogenetic relationships of New Zealand species of Brassicaceae belonging to the South Island endemic Ischnocarpus, Iti, Notothlaspi, and Pachycladon, and the indigenous Cardamine, Cheesemania, Lepidium, and Rorippa were ...
Endemic biodiversity, natural enemies, and the future of biological control
(Montana State University, 2000)
In recent public comment on proposed introductions for biological control of weeds in New Zealand, the issues of dilution of endemic biodiversity and homogenization of the fauna, have been raised as a reason for not ...
Breeding of South Island pied oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus finschi) on farm land in mid-Canterbury, New Zealand
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2000-06)
Breeding of South Island pied oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus finschi) on farmland in mid-Canterbury was studied from 1987 to 1997. Each year birds returned to breeding territories from early June; females arrived ...
Induced defences in kawakawa (Macropiper excelsum): do caterpillars avoid previous leaf damage?
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2000)
This study examined whether two species of lepidopteran larvae (Cleora scriptaria and Epiphyas postvittana) were deterred from feeding on the leaves of kawakawa (Macropiper excelsum) after the leaves had been damaged in ...
The conservation status of invertebrates in Canterbury
This report uses a species-based approach to identify invertebrates that are threatened / endangered, and, in some cases, needing short- or long-term management to ensure their survival. The aims of this project were to: ...