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Why are some species invasive? : determining the importance of species traits across three invasion stages and enemy release of southern African native plants in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2009)
There are many factors that have been proposed to contribute to plant invasiveness in nonnative ecosystems. Traits of invading species are one of them. It has been proposed that successful species at a certain invasion ...
Pest management of the New Zealand flower thrips Thrips obscuratus (Crawford) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on stonefruit in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
The New Zealand flower thrips (Thrips obscuratus (Crawford)) is an important pest of stonefruit during flowering and at harvest in New Zealand. The biology and control of this species formed the basis for this study. A ...