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Basidiomycete wood decay fungi from Pinus radiata : biology and biological control
(Lincoln University, 2001)
A collection of 38 basidiomycete cultures, from New Zealand Pinus radiata and resident fruiting bodies, were screened for wood decay potential using assays of cellulolytic and ligninolytic enzymes in liquid media, wood ...
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 ...
Ecology and management of Himalayan thar and sympatric chamois in the Southern Alps, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1997)
This thesis investigated aspects of the ecology and management of Himalayan thar (Hemitragus jemlahicus) and sympatric chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) in the eastern Southern Alps of New Zealand. The hypothesis that ...
The Rotifera of New Zealand: a revised and expanded list
(New Zealand Institute, 1902)
The object of this paper is to make numerous corrections in the "Contribution to the Study of the Rotifera of New Zealand", which appeared in the "Transactions of the New Zealand Institute", vol. xxxi., p. 107, and at the ...
New Zealand Diptera: no. 1
(New Zealand Institute, 1895)
Classification and description of several New Zealand species of Diptera.
Ectomycorrhizal communities associated with a Pinus radiata plantation in the North Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2008)
Aboveground and belowground ectomycorrhizal (ECM) communities associated with different age classes of the exotic plantation species Pinus radiata were investigated over the course of two years in the North Island of New ...
The potential of native plants to manage nutrient and contaminant fluxes from New Zealand dairy farms
(Lincoln University, 2012)
This study investigates the elemental composition of components from the soil-plant continuum of 6 New Zealand native plant species. These components have been evaluated to determine if the plants have potential uses in ...
Effects of radiata pine on soil fertility
(Lincoln University, 1997)
The objective of this research project was to determine the effects of radiata pine on the nature, distribution and availability of organic matter and nutrients in hill country soils developed under improved pasture at ...
Phenology of hazelnut big bud mites in Canterbury and implications for management
(Lincoln University, 2007)
Eriophyoid big bud mites are key pests of hazelnuts throughout the world, although little is known of the identity and impact of the species on New Zealand hazelnut crops. The key objectives of this study were to determine ...
The relationships of the New Zealand wrens (Acanthisittidae) as indicated by DNA-DNA hybridization
(Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 1982-06)
The relationships of the New Zealand Wrens have been debated for a century but up to 1981 it has not been clear to which suborder of the Passeriformes they should be assigned. Comparisons between the single-copy DNA sequences ...