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The Role of Bark Beetles as Vectors in the Colonisation of Windthrown Timber by Fungi
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2011)
The increasing frequency and severity of windthrow events affecting the forestry industry in New Zealand have raised important management issues surrounding the rate of colonisation of fallen trees by sapstain fungi and ...
Olfactory and visual cues in host finding by bark beetles.
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2010)
This study examined the role of olfactory and visual cues in host finding of the pine bark beetles Hylastes ater and Hylurgus ligniperda and the burnt pine longhorn beetle Arhopalus ferus. The ultimate aim of this research ...
Spillover and species interactions across habitat edges between managed and natural forests
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2013)
We are currently faced with the global challenge of conserving biological diversity while also increasing food production to meet the demands of a growing human population. Land-use change, primarily resulting from conversion ...