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Translocatable resistance to mercuric and phenylmercuric ions in soil bacteria
(American Society for Microbiology, 1981-09)
Of a sample of 42 gram-negative Hg-resistant bacteria, three (a Pseudomonas fluorescens, a Klebsiella sp. and a Citrobacter sp.) contained translocatable elements conferring resistance to Hg²⁺ (all three) and to Hg²⁺ and ...
Soil and forest pattern of Saltwater Forest
(Indigenous Forest Section of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, 2009-02)
We are familiar with effects of soil type on forest compositions, particularly in natural forests. Species organise themselves in the landscape in part according to their competitiveness in different conditions of soil ...
Stories from a forest soil
(Indigenous Forest Section of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, 2008-08)
Early in the European colonisation of New Zealand, settlers were attracted to the colony by promises of a land abounding in fertile soils. A similar subterfuge was used to encourage the wave of settlers pushing west in the ...
Westland petrels and the hoki fishery: determining co-occurrence using satellite telemetry
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group., 1997-02)
Project: Westland petrels were tracked by satellite and the tracks followed by the birds compared to the distribution of hoki fishing vessels. The proportion of time that Westland petrels spent in the vicinity of fishing ...
A survey of coastal and marine birds at Bako National Park and Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarawak
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division., 2002-07)
Burrow occupancy and related behaviour of broad-billed prions Pachyptila vittata on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group, 1998-07)
Burrow competition is occurring between broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) and other small burrowing seabirds on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand. This competition has a negative impact on ...
A survey of the birds, lizards and mammals of Motunau Island, Canterbury, New Zealand, with emphasis on the effects of vegetation change on the breeding success of burrowing seabirds
(Ecology and Entomology Group, Lincoln University, 1997-04)
An ecological survey of Motunau Island was carried out between 1958 and 1962 at the time rabbits were exterminated from the island. Since then the vegetation has changed from one dominated by native plants, to one dominated ...
Survey of the lizard fauna of Travis Wetland, Christchurch
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division., 1996-03)
This survey was undertaken to detennine which lizard species are present at Travis Wetland, Christchurch. As well as a general search, pitfall traps were used to sample the lizard fauna at two sites in the wetland from ...
Burrow occupancy of broad-billed prions Pachyptila vittata on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group, 1998)
Competition for breeding burrows between broad-billed prions (Pachyptila vittata) and other small burrowing seabirds on South East (Rangatira) Island, Chatham Islands, New Zealand is intense. This competition has a negative ...
Timing of the breeding season and survey of the blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) between the Taramakau and Mokihinui rivers, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
A survey of the Blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) was conducted between the Taramakau River and the Mokihinui River on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand from 1 October 2005 until 24 January 2006. The primary aim ...