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Evaluating nature's services on Canterbury arable farmland: a summary of results for farmers participating in this research project
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2005-10)
The importance of ES or nature’s services is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated to be of very high economic value. However, intensification of agriculture in the last century has resulted in the ...
From poachers to gamekeepers: perceptions of farmers towards ecosystem services on arable farmland
(International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability., 2007)
Management of ecosystem services (ES) is vital to maintain and improve the productivity of agricultural systems in order to meet the food demands of a growing human population. However, some land management practices can ...
Phenology of New Zealand Flower Thrips (Thrips obscuratus) in vineyards
(Lincoln University, 2004)
Do climate envelope models transfer? A manipulative test using dung beetle introductions
(The Royal Society, 2009-02-25)
Climate envelope models (CEMs) are widely used to forecast future shifts in species ranges under climate change, but these models are rarely validated against independent data, and their fundamental assumption that climate ...
The impact of floral resources and omnivory on a four trophic level food web
(Cambridge University Press, 2008-12-09)
Omnivory is common among arthropods, but little is known about how availability of plant resources and prey affects interactions between species operating at the third and fourth trophic level. We used laboratory and field ...