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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 ...
Cultural models of GE agriculture in the United States (Georgia) and New Zealand (Canterbury)
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-07)
The goal of this research was to assess why genetic engineering (GE) agricultural technology was embraced in some industrialized nations (United States) while it evokes extreme concern and aversion in others (New Zealand). GE ...
The Oxyopidae (lynx spiders) of New Zealand
(Entomological Society of New Zealand, 1998)
The spider family Oxyopidae is revised for New Zealand. The sole species, Oxyopes gracilipes (White, 1849), occurring nationwide, is redescribed and distribution records are given. It is hypothesised that O. gracilipes is ...
The role of competition and introduction effort in the success of passeriform birds introduced to New Zealand
(The University of Chicago Press for The American Society of Naturalists, 1997-05)
The finding that passeriform birds introduced to the islands of Hawaii and Saint Helena were more likely to successfully invade when fewer other introduced species were present has been interpreted as strong support for ...
The taxonomy and systematics of New Zealand lycosidae (wolf spiders)
(Lincoln University, 2002)
The 27 species of Lycosidae found in New Zealand were revised. One species in the genus Allotrochosina Roewer, 1960; twenty species in the genus Anoteropsis L. Koch, 1878, of which 11 were new species (alpina, hlesti, ...
Ectomycorrhizal communities associated with a Pinus radiata plantation in the North Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2008)
Aboveground and belowground ectomycorrhizal (ECM) communities associated with different age classes of the exotic plantation species Pinus radiata were investigated over the course of two years in the North Island of New ...
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 ...
Endemic biodiversity, natural enemies, and the future of biological control
(Montana State University, 2000)
In recent public comment on proposed introductions for biological control of weeds in New Zealand, the issues of dilution of endemic biodiversity and homogenization of the fauna, have been raised as a reason for not ...
The Rotifera of New Zealand: a revised and expanded list
(New Zealand Institute, 1902)
The object of this paper is to make numerous corrections in the "Contribution to the Study of the Rotifera of New Zealand", which appeared in the "Transactions of the New Zealand Institute", vol. xxxi., p. 107, and at the ...
New Zealand Diptera: no. 1
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Classification and description of several New Zealand species of Diptera.