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Some aspects of the biology, damage, population dynamics and flight of Acyrthosiphon kondoi Shinji (Homoptera: Aphidiae) in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1979)
The effect of temperature on aspects of survival fecundity morph determination, rate of development and relative growth rate of the bluegreen lucerne aphid (Acyrthosiphon kondoi Shinji) (BGLA) is discussed. Age specific ...
The ecology of the skylark Alauda arvensis L. on the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2002)
This thesis investigated habitat associations of the skylark on the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand, a lowland farming area characterized by extensive pastoral and mixed cropping/arable farming. Findings were discussed in ...
A rearing method and some biological studies of the weevil Sitona humeralis Stephens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Canterbury
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1978)
A rearing method was developed to facilitate the study of the soil inhabiting stages of Sitona weevils, with particular reference to s. humeralis in Canterbury. Consideration is given to the physical requirements of both ...
A preliminary study of the fauna associated with lucerne, Medicago sativa L., variety Wairau in New Zealand : with special reference to pests, sampling methods and lucerne seed production
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1970)
Insects and other pests of Lucerne in New Zealand have received only spasmodic and cursory attention in the past (see Section 2.1). As a result, basic and applied information on insects associated with lucerne in New Zealand ...
Toxicity studies of insecticides on lucerne aphids and their predators
(University of Canterbury, 1980)
The insecticides pirimicarb, fenvalerate, chlorpyrifos and demeton-S-methyl were tested against lucerne aphids Acyrthosiphon kondoiShinji and A. pisum (Harris) and against the natural enemies Austromicromus tasmaniae ...