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Successful recovery of North Island kokako Callaeas cinerea wilsoni populations, by adaptive management
Kokako Callaeas cinerea wilsoni (Callaeidae) populations are declining in unmanaged primary forests of the North Island, New Zealand. An 8-year experiment to determine the cause of decline wasExpand
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Summary: This paper describes the impact of nine poison operations on ship rats in four areas (35 ha to 3200 ha) of North Island forest. Poisoning with 1080, brodifacoum, or pindone killed 87-100% ofExpand
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Sialoadhesin, a macrophage sialic acid binding receptor for haemopoietic cells with 17 immunoglobulin‐like domains.
Sialoadhesin is a macrophage‐restricted adhesion molecule of 185 kDa that mediates sialic acid‐dependent binding to cells. It is expressed strongly by macrophages in lymphoid and haemopoietic tissuesExpand
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Change in diet of stoats following poisoning of rats in a New Zealand forest
Summary: The abundance and diet of stoats (Mustela erminea) were compared before and after an aerial 1080poison operation for possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in a New Zealand podocarp-hardwoodExpand
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Effects of rat‐poisoning operations on abundance and diet of mustelids in New Zealand podocarp forests
Abstract This study aimed to quantify the changes in numbers and diet of stoats, weasels and ferrets following rat and possum poison operations in two podocarp‐hardwood forests between 1989 and 1995.Expand
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Brodifacoum residues in target and non‐target animals following large‐scale poison operations in New Zealand podocarp‐hardwood forests
Abstract Ship rats in a North Island podocarp‐hardwood forest were poisoned using brodifacoum in cereal baits presented in bait stations. Livers from 68% of 25 rats captured during and up to threeExpand
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The Amino-terminal Immunoglobulin-like Domain of Sialoadhesin Contains the Sialic Acid Binding Site
Sialoadhesin and CD22 are members of a recently characterized family of sialic acid-dependent adhesion molecules belonging to the immunoglobulin superfamily. Sialoadhesin is a macrophage-restrictedExpand
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Breeding biology of North Island kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni) at Mapara Wildlife Management Reserve, King Country, New Zealand
Breeding of North Island kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni) was studied at Mapara, King Country, New Zealand, from 1990 until 2000. Sixty-seven adult and 167 nestling kokako were colour-banded, andExpand
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The effect of water loss upon the urate, urea and ammonia content of the egg of the Japanese quail Coturnix coturnix japonica.
1. The urate, urea and ammonia content of the whole egg of the Japanese quail was measured in late incubation in eggs subject to different rates of water loss. 2. High rates of water lossExpand
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Allantoic fluid electrolytes and urate of embryonic Japanese quail subject to differential water loss
Abstract 1. The composition of allantoic fluid from Japanese quail was measured from days 9 to 14 of incubation. 2. The effect of the inhibitor of urate synthesis, allopurinol, upon weight,Expand
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