Allen, Robert B.

Biological Invasions in New Zealand

Biological Invasions in New Zealand


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Table of contents

1. Paradise Lost — the Last Major Colonization
W. G. Lee, R. B. Allen, D. M. Tompkins

A. Magnitude of Alien Invasion

2. Becoming New Zealanders: Immigration and the Formation of the Biota
M. S. McGlone

3. Creating Gardens: The Diversity and Progression of European Plant Introductions
P. A. Williams, E. K. Cameron

4. Introduced Mammals in a New Environment
I. A. E. Atkinson

5. Parasites and Biological Invasions
D. M. Tompkins, R. Poulin

6. Export of Plant and Animal Species from an Insular Biota
G. W. Yeates, P. A. Williams

B. Controls on Invasion Success

7. Genetics of Invasive Species in New Zealand
D. Gleeson, H. Harman, T. Armstrong

8. Are the Marine Biotas of Island Ecosystems More Vulnerable to Invasion?
G. J. Inglis, B. J. Hayden, W. A. Nelson

9. Factors Affecting the Release, Establishment and Spread of Introduced Birds in New Zealand
R. P. Duncan, T. M. Blackburn, P. Cassey

10. Biological Control Agents: Can They Tell Us Anything About the Establishment of Unwanted Alien Species?
S. V. Fowler, H. M. Harman, R. Norris, D. Ward

11. The Context of Plant Invasions in New Zealand: Evolutionary History and Novel Niches
J. M. Craine, W. G. Lee, S. Walker

12. Controls on the Population Dynamics of Invading Mammals
D. M. Forsyth

13. What Controls Invasion of Indigenous Forests by Alien Plants?
S. K. Wiser, R. B. Allen

C. Consequences of Alien Invasions

14. Consequences of Brown Trout Invasion for Stream Ecosystems
C. R. Townsend, K. S. Simon

15. Relative (Un)Importance of Introduced Animals as Pollinators and Dispersers of Native Plants
D. Kelly, A. W. Robertson, J. J. Ladley, S. H. Anderson, R. J. McKenzie

16. Trophic Interactions Among Native and Introduced Animal Species
W. A. Ruscoe, G. Norbury, D. Choquenot

17. Keystone Aliens? The Multiple Impacts of Brushtail Possums
M. N. Clout

18. Keystone Species: Competition for Honeydew Among Exotic and Indigenous Species
J. R. Beggs, D. A. Wardle

19. Consequences of Alien N2-Fixers on Vegetation Succession in New Zealand
J. C. McQueen, W. C. Tozer, B. D. Clarkson

20. Hidden Effects: the Belowground Consequences of Introduced Browsing Mammals in New Zealand Forests
D. A. Wardle

21. Distinguishing Natural Processes from Impacts of Invasive Mammalian Herbivores
P. J. Bellingham, W. G. Lee

D. Management of Biological Invasions

22. Animal Control and Ecosystem Recovery
D. A. Coomes, A. F. Mark, J. Bee

23. Biological Control: Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds and Pests, or just Another Source of Alien Invaders?
S. V. Fowler, T. M. Withers

24. Strategies to Reduce Predation on Bird Populations
J. A. McLennan

25. Setting Priorities for the Management of Marine Pests Using a Risk-Based Decision Support Framework
B. M. Forrest, M. D. Taylor, J. Sinner

26. Does Commercial Harvesting of Introduced Wild Mammals Contribute to Their Management as Conservation Pests?
J. P. Parkes

27. Pest Control: Does the Answer Lie in New Biotechnologies?
J. A. Duckworth, A. E. Byrom, P. Fisher, C. Horn

28. Updated Perspective on Biological Invasions in New Zealand
R. B. Allen, R. P. Duncan, W. G. Lee


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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