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Potential impacts of biopharming on New Zealand: results from the Lincoln Trade and Environment Model
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2008-07)
Biopharming is an agricultural technology on the cusp of commercialisation. The technology uses genetically modified crop plants and animals to produce pharmaceuticals. Biopharm crops are now grown in the United States and ...
Identification of novel genes associated with conidiation in Beauveria bassiana with suppression subtractive hybridization
(Mycological Society of America, 2008)
The conidiation of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana (Hyphomycete) is a complex process that involves the stage- and cell-type-specific expression of hundreds of genes. The suppression subtractive hybridization ...
New toxin research
(Indigenous Forest Section of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, 2010)
Collaboration between Lincoln University, the private sector, Otago and Auckland Universities, the Department of Conservation, Regional Councils, Pest Control Professionals and Community groups coupled with AHB and FRST ...
The use of tree-mounted artificial shelters to investigate arboreal spider communities in New Zealand nature reserves
(American Arachnological Society, 2007)
Spiders have been advocated as valuable bio-indicators of forest ecosystem 'health.' However, the numbers and types of spiders that are recorded at a site will usually be highly dependent on the sampling method employed. ...
Measuring diversity and abundance of invertebrates in Ahuriri, Coopers Knob and Orongomai Reserves in the Port Hills, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2006-06)
The Port Hills Rangers (Greenspace Unit, Christchurch City Council) in conjunction with Environment Canterbury are ecologically restoring several reserves on the Port Hills of Canterbury. Vegetation, birds and invertebrates ...
Measuring diversity and abundance of beetles and spiders in ten Port Hills reserves, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division., 2007-06)
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 ...
Measuring the diversity and abundance of carabids and spiders of ten Port Hills reserves in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2008-05)
The Regional Parks’ Port Hills Rangers (Greenspace Unit, Christchurch City Council) in conjunction with Environment Canterbury are ecologically restoring several reserves on the Port Hills of Canterbury. Flora and fauna ...
Invertebrate diversity and abundance in ten Port Hills reserves, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Soil, Plant & Ecological Sciences Division., 2004-06)
Influence of natural enemies on Cirsium arvense — a biogeographic perspective
(Lincoln University, 2009)
Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. (Californian, Canada, or creeping thistle) is an exotic perennial herb indigenous to Eurasia that successfully established in New Zealand (NZ) approximately 130 years ago. Presently, C. arvense ...