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The effect of surrounding land use on the distribution of Southern Crested Grebes (Podiceps cristatus australis) on Lake Forsyth, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1998-09)
The Southern Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus australis) is a vulnerable Australasian subspecies of diving bird inhabiting lakes and lagoons across the South Island, New Zealand. Little research has occurred on Southern ...
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 ...
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 ...
Small-scale species richness in forest canopy gaps: the role of niche limitation versus the size of the species pool
(Opulus Press, 1998-06)
The form of the relationship between local species richness and the number of species in the surrounding region can be used as a test between competing theories of community structure. For 32 canopy gaps in New Zealand ...
Noninvasive recovery and detection of possum Trichosurus vulpecula DNA from bitten bait interference devices (WaxTags)
The brushtail possum is a major agricultural and ecological pest in New Zealand. A novel noninvasive DNA sampling tool for detecting its presence (WaxTags, or WT) was tested. DNA was recovered from saliva left on WT, and ...
Morphological and molecular analysis of the carabid genus Oregus, with identification of two new species
A thorough revision of the New Zealand carabid genus Oregus Putzeys, 1868 was undertaken. All known and available specimens (2196) from national and selected international collections were examined. Both adult morphology ...