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Using stated preference techniques to value four key ecosystem services on New Zealand arable land
Many researchers have noted that not only natural ecosystems but also landscapes actively modified by humans (engineered or designed ecosystems) can significantly impact the level of ecosystem goods and availability of ...
Habitat manipulation to mitigate the impacts of invasive arthropod pests
Exotic invaders are some of the most serious insect pests of agricultural crops around the globe. Increasingly, the structure of landscape and habitat is recognized as having a major influence on both insect pests and their ...
Herbivore damage and leaf loss in the New Zealand pepper tree ('Kawakawa'; Macropiper excelsum; Piperaceae)
(New Zealand Ecological Society., 1998)
The pattern of herbivore damage on the New Zealand pepper tree (kawakawa; Macropiper excelsum) caused by its main insect herbivore (Cleora scriptaria) was investigated in the field and laboratory. In the field, only a small ...
Ecosystem services on New Zealand arable farms
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
Researchers have estimated the total economic value of global ecosystem goods and services showing that a significant portion of humanity's economic well being is unaccounted for in conventional GNP accounting (Constanza ...