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Earthquake impacts in old-growth Nothofagus forests in New Zealand
(Opulus Press, 2001-06)
Six stands located on different land forms in mixed old-growth Nothofagus forests in the Matiri Valley (northwest of South Island, New Zealand) were sampled to examine the effects of two recent large earthquakes on tree ...
Tree regeneration in a New Zealand rain forest influenced by disturbance and drainage interactions
(Opulus Press, 2005-08)
Question: Does canopy tree regeneration response to different large disturbances vary with soil drainage? Location: Old-growth conifer (Dacrydium and Dacrycarpus), angiosperm (Nothofagus and Weinmannia) rain forest, Mount ...
Measuring ecosystem recovery: diversity and abundance of invertebrates in ten Port Hills reserves, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2005-06)
Weta motels were used to non-destructively sample cavity-dwelling species to provide a snapshot of forest diversity and health. Another non-destructive sampling method uses wooden discs as facsimiles for natural fallen ...
Captive breeding of Wellington speargrass weevil
(Lincoln University. Soil, Plant & Ecological Sciences Division, 2004-06)
This project was initiated in May 1999 with the aim of determining optimum rearing conditions to breed Lyperobius huttoni in captivity. The programme has been relatively unsuccessful with only a single individual reared ...