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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Feeding frequency, meal size and chick growth in the threatened Pycroft's petrel (Pterodroma pycrofti)
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2002)
Many species of gadfly petrel (genus Pterodroma) are threatened or endangered, including, in New Zealand, the Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris), and Pycroft's petrel (P. pycrofti). Conservation actions for these species ...