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Classification of New Zealand Arionacea (Mollusca : pulmonata). A revision of some endodontid genera (Endodontidae Pilsbry, 1894).
(University of Canterbury, 1969)
The following systematic revisions of New Zealand taxa within the Arionacean subfamilies Flammulininae Climo, 1969, Otoconchinae Cockerell, 1893 and Endodontinae Suter, 1913 (family Endodontidae Pilsbry, 1894) are based ...
Ecology of mustelids in New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 1964)
Mammalian predators have been liberated on many islands to control pests but the desired results have rarely been achieved. The liberation of mongooses on islands in the Caribbean and Pacific is an excellent example ...
Patterns of ability in human learning
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 1962)
There is a very extensive experimental literature on the broad subject of psychomotor skills. The usual starting point is Bryan and Harter’s work on morse telegraphy in 1897. This literature is summarised in most basic ...
Studied [i.e. Studies] on the nitrogen nutrition of excised tomato roots
(University of Canterbury. Pland Physiology, 1967)
Beach morphology and sediments of the Canterbury Bight.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Geography, 1967)
The 84 miles of mixed sand and shingle beach between Banks Peninsula and Dashing Rocks, Timaru, is a high energy shoreline exposed to vigorous wave action emanating from the south Pacific Ocean. Much of the coastline ...
Population ecology of the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1968)
Since the establishment of Scott Base in 1956, seals have been killed annually to feed dog teams at Scott Base (Stonehouse and Thomson, 1967). No attempt was made to determine the effect of killing on the stock. In 1961, ...
The vegetation of a kettlehole at Cass, Waimakariri R. Basin
(University of Canterbury. Botany, 1963)
The kettlehole vegetation is noticeably depauperated. The primary cause of this is the complete submergence of the region for some months of each year. This environmental factor operates through both the genotype and the ...
New Zealand seaports
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 1964)
It is the purpose of this study to determine and explain changes in the relative status of New Zealand seaports during two significant periods in the country's economic development, in an attempt to identify and understand ...
Geomorphology of the Kaikoura area.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Geography, 1968)
The Kaikoura Area comprises 64 square miles of low-lying land on the north-east coast of South Island, New Zealand. The major physiographic units are the Peninsula Block, Beach Ridges and Raised Beaches, Hard Rock Areas ...
A study of the variation and ecology of Rumex acetosella L. sensu latus.
(University of Canterbury. Botany, 1968)
What follows is the consequence of a very simple observation – “Rumex acetosella occurs in a wide range of habitats and its forms varies considerably between these different habitats.” The approach to the elucidation of ...