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An experimental evaluation of resource allocation in island plants with respect to their invertebrate herbivores
(Lincoln University, 2008)
New Zealand’s isolation and periods of marine transgression have limited its biota to an extent which can be considered depauperate, even by island standards. Endemic vertebrates are rare and prominent invertebrate families, ...
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 ...
Measuring ecosystem recovery: diversity and abundance of invertebrates in ten Port Hills reserves, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2005-06)
Weta motels were used to non-destructively sample cavity-dwelling species to provide a snapshot of forest diversity and health. Another non-destructive sampling method uses wooden discs as facsimiles for natural fallen ...