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Genetic diversity in Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) and geographical origin of the New Zealand population
(Lincoln University, 1994)
The Argentine stem weevil, Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is an important introduced pasture pest in New Zealand and causes hundreds of millions of dollars in damage annually to pasture and ...
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 ...
Abundance, activity and distribution of soil-surface arthropod predators in arable farmland
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Intensive agricultural techniques, such as the high input of pesticides has caused increasing pest problems in arable agroecosystems. In New Zealand, biodiversity and sustainability in agroecosystems have become important ...
Ecology of Coleophora spissicornis (Haworth) and C. frischella (Linnaeus) associated with Trifolium repens Linnaeus in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1975)
This thesis reports the first comprehensive ecological study on a population of Coleophora spissicornis and C. frischella infesting Trifolium repens. The study was conducted at Lincoln, New Zealand during the summer seasons ...