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Insects associated with the lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) cultivars Fest and Uniharvest
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
The insect fauna of two Lupinus angustifolius cultivars (Fest and Uniharvest) was surveyed between October, 1978 and March, 1979. The main sampling methods were sweepnetting, use of the D-Vac, and pod removal. Glasshouse ...
A key to legumes of the sub-family Papilionaceae in New Zealand
(Lincoln College. Tussock Grasslands and Mountain Lands Institute., 1979)
The family Leguminosae is one of the largest families of flowering plants with members widely distributed throughout the world. The characteristic feature of the family is the fruit which is a pod. The family is divided ...
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 ...
Short notes on some insects
(New Zealand Institute, 1902)
Brief observations on several insect species.
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, ...
Desulfovibrio of the sheep rumen
(American Society for Microbiology, 1976-10)
A sulfate-reducing bacterium has been isolated in pure culture from sheep rumen contents. Its properties agree in all respects tested with those ascribed to Desulfovibrio desulfuricans. The populations observed (about ...
Translocatable resistance to mercuric and phenylmercuric ions in soil bacteria
(American Society for Microbiology, 1981-09)
Of a sample of 42 gram-negative Hg-resistant bacteria, three (a Pseudomonas fluorescens, a Klebsiella sp. and a Citrobacter sp.) contained translocatable elements conferring resistance to Hg²⁺ (all three) and to Hg²⁺ and ...
An ecological study of the lizard fauna of Kaitorete Spit, Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 1994)
Baited pitfall traps were used to sample the lizard fauna at Birdlings Flat on Kaitorete Spit, Canterbury. Four species had been recorded previously from this area; Leiolopisma maccanni Patterson and Daugherty, Leiolopisma ...
The relationship between riverbed flooding and non-breeding Wrybills on northern feeding grounds in summer
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1985-03)
I investigated the relationship between floods on the riverbed breeding grounds of Wrybills (Anarhynchus frontalis) and the number of Wrybills censused on northern harbours the following summer. For the purposes of the ...
The impact of selective beech (Nothofagus spp.) harvest on litter-dwelling invertebrates and the process of litter decomposition
(Lincoln University, 1999)
Minimising the potential impact of forest management requires an understanding of the key elements that maintain forest diversity and its role in ecological processes. Invertebrates are the most diverse of all biota and ...