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Women performing: creating a bond through harmony
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design, 2000)
In taking up the challenge of writing this report I brought to the process field work research done in 1999 for Soci 602. This research involved a women's performance group made up of a chorus of ninety plus women and ...
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 ...
Breeding of South Island pied oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus finschi) on farm land in mid-Canterbury, New Zealand
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2000-06)
Breeding of South Island pied oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus finschi) on farmland in mid-Canterbury was studied from 1987 to 1997. Each year birds returned to breeding territories from early June; females arrived ...
Burrow competition between broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) and the endangered Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris)
(Department of Conservation, 2000-12)
The endangered Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris) competes for nesting burrows with the locally abundant broad-billed prion (Pachyptila vittata) at its only breeding site on South East Island, Chatham Islands. Prions ...
Parasitic Hymenoptera as biocontrol agents against Calliphoridae causing ovine myiasis (flystrike) in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2000)
Braconid and encyrtid species of Hymenoptera that parasitise larval Diptera have been identified as having potential for use as biocontrol agents in pest management systems that control flystrike in New Zealand. Four ...
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 ...
The outsourcing of corporate real estate asset management in New Zealand
(Pacific Rim Real Estate Society., 2000)
For many non-property investment organisations real estate asset management is seen as a non-core activity and they seek to shift this responsibility onto some one else. In response to this increasing demand, corporate ...
The conservation status of invertebrates in Canterbury
This report uses a species-based approach to identify invertebrates that are threatened / endangered, and, in some cases, needing short- or long-term management to ensure their survival. The aims of this project were to: ...
Trial of burrow flaps to protect petrel chicks
Burrow competition between the critically endangered Chatham petrel (Pterodroma axillaris) and the locally abundant broad-billed prion (Pachyptila vittata) is the main cause of Chatham petrel chick mortality, and in an ...
Non-linear optical constants from molecular hyperpolarisabilities: 1. Iterative solution of quadractic tensor equations for mutual polarisation
(Lincoln University. Applied Computing, Mathematics and Statistics Group., 2000-06)