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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 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: ...
Urban biotopes: the typical and unique habitats of city environments and their natural analogues
(Wickliffe Press, 2000)
This paper reports on an investigation of Christchurch biotopes, based on sampling uniform areas where species were recorded by composition, abundance, and features of the physical environment. Seven biotopes were identified ...
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 ...
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 ...