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Why are some species invasive? : determining the importance of species traits across three invasion stages and enemy release of southern African native plants in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2009)
There are many factors that have been proposed to contribute to plant invasiveness in nonnative ecosystems. Traits of invading species are one of them. It has been proposed that successful species at a certain invasion ...
Aspects of the ecology and management of apple leafcurling midge (Dasineura mali) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on the Waimea Plains, Nelson, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2000)
Apple leafcurling midge (ALM) (Dasineura mali Kieffer) (DIPTERA: Cecidomyiidae) is an established pest of apple trees in New Zealand. Larval feeding causes rolled or twisted leaves, and contamination of fruit with pupal ...
The biology of magpies (Gymnorhina spp.) in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1968)
During the 1860s and 1870s the early settlers in New Zealand experienced insect plagues, especially armies of caterpillars, which created havoc amongst their crops (Drummond, 1907). Although some native birds were regarded ...
New Zealand Diptera: no. 2 - Mycetophilidæ
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Classification and description of several New Zealand species of the Mycetophilidae.
New Zealand Diptera: no. 3 - Simulidæ
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Description of a New Zealand species of the Simulidae.
Studies of soil development and distribution in the eastern hill country, central South Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1984)
Hill country in eastern South Island has potential for increased primary production. Reconnaissance surveys have delineated the soil resource into broadly defined mapping units. The objectives of this study were to establish ...
Allelopathic effects of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) on pasture species in high country environments
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)
The allelopathic activity of white clover Trifolium repens L. 'Grasslands Huia' on the germination and establishment of pasture species frequently used in oversowing was investigated in the laboratory and in a range of ...
Molecular diversity of the E2/NS1 gene and 5'UT region of the Hepatitis C virus genome
(Lincoln University, 1998)
Individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), while undergoing alpha-interferon (α-IFN) treatment, either respond to therapy or relapse into a chronic state. The low overall response rate to α-IFN has been suggested ...
Wax eggs as a method to identify predators and record interference rates in real and artificial nests of Banded Dotterel (Charadrius bicinctus) in braided river systems
(Lincoln University, 2007)
The exposed gravel of the braided rivers of the eastern South Island of New Zealand provide nesting habitat for rare endemic bird species. These endemic bird species evolved in the absence of mammalian predators and it is ...
Dracophyllum scrub expansion on subantarctic Campbell Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2002)
Campbell Island lies c. 600 km to the south of New Zealand in the Southern Pacific Ocean and is covered mostly by Dracophyllum scrub, tussock-grassland, and upland tundra associations. European contact with the island began ...