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An assessment of methods to determine impacts of insecticides on Micromus tasmaniae Walker (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae): a candidate for integrated pest management
(Lincoln University, 1996)
Although the Tasmanian lacewing Micromus tasmaniae (Walker) is a common aphid predator in New Zealand, information on effects of insecticides on this beneficial are rare. This study examined the acute and chronic toxicity ...
The potential of native damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera) as bioindicators of insecticide contamination of freshwater
(Lincoln University, 1998)
This thesis investigated if and how New Zealand damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera) could be used as bioindicators of insecticide contamination of freshwater. Two damselfly species are common throughout New Zealand: ...