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Growth and age structure of alfonsino (Beryx splendens) from the lower east coast, North Island, New Zealand
Abstract Commercial landings of alfonsino (Beryx splendens Lowe, 1834) from the Palliser Bank, Tuaheni High, and Paoanui Ridge were sampled to describe growth and determine the age composition ofExpand
The accuracy of host range testing in weed biocontrol programmes using plant pathogens has been questioned prompting a research programme into the field safety record of pathogens used for weedExpand
PCR detection of Plasmodium and blood meal identification in a native New Zealand mosquito
Supplemental host range of Araujia mosaic virus, a potential biological control agent of moth plant in New Zealand
Araujia mosaic virus (ArjMV) has previously been confirmed to have a narrow host range and is considered a potential biological control agent for moth plant (Araujia hortorum), a troublesomeExpand
Partial sequencing of the genomic RNA of Araujia mosaic virus and comparison of the coat protein sequence with those of other potyviruses
Araujia mosaic virus (ArjMV, genus Potyvirus, family Potyviridae) was first reported in Araujia angustifolia and Morrenia odorata from Argentina [8]. It is transmitted by mechanical inoculation andExpand
Whataroa virus four decades on: emerging, persisting, or fading out?
Abstract Whataroa virus, first detected in 1962 in bird populations around Whataroa township, is the only mosquito-borne virus circulating in New Zealand that has been isolated. Even though at leastExpand
Commercial catch composition and reproductive biology of rig (Mustelus lenticulatus) from Pegasus Bay, Canterbury, New Zealand
Abstract The 1982/83 set‐net rig (Mustelus lenticulatus Phillipps, 1932) catch from Pegasus Bay is described with respect to fish length, sex, and maturity. Of the estimated 30 000 rig caught in setExpand
Trawl mesh selection of some important commercial fish species in New Zealand
Abstract The cod‐end mesh selection relationship was investigated for five New Zealand commercial fish species: tarakihi (Cheilodactylus macropterus), sand flounder (Rhombosolea ple‐beia), redExpand
Identification pathogenicity and cold tolerance of strawberry leak isolates in New Zealand
Downy mildew (Bremia lactucae) is an economically important disease of lettuce in New Zealand. At present, few chemicals are registered in this country for control of this disease. The aim of thisExpand