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The threat of a major tree pathogen to forest soil mesofauna food webs and ecosystem functioning

This research focuses on the impact of Phytophthora agathidicida on the soil mesofauna community structure, functional feeding groups and energy fluxes in kauri forests, for kauri…
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Soil microbial functional gene dataset associated with Agathis australis

Agathis australis (kauri), is currently facing a threat from Phytophthora agathidicida, causing kauri dieback disease and reducing the kauri tree population. Only 1% of the…
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So Where to From Here? TTW’s Vision for our Kete

A presentation on Te Tira Whakamataki’s seed conservation plans, given as part of the Te Mana Motuhake o te Kākano: Māori Seed Conservation Hui held…
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Māori Rights and Interests in the Conservation Space

A presentation given as part of the Te Mana Motuhake o te Kākano: Māori Seed Conservation Hui held online, 16 October 2023. In this presentation,…
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Seed Banking our Indigenous Species: What do we know?

A presentation given as part of the Te Mana Motuhake o te Kākano: Māori Seed Conservation Hui held online, 16 October 2023. In this presentation,…
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Whare Taonga: Seed Solutions in a Changing World

A presentation that sets the scene for why seed conservation is vital in this changing world. Given as part of the Te Mana Motuhake o…
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Advances in cryopreservation of Syzygium maire (swamp maire, maire tawake) zygotic embryos, a critically endangered tree species endemic to New Zealand

Syzygium maire is a threatened Myrtaceae tree species endemic to New Zealand. Due to its highly recalcitrant seed, cryopreservation is the only viable long-term ex situ…
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Artistic practice, public awareness, and the ngahere: art–science–Indigenous Māori collaborations for raising awareness of threats to native forests

We build a rationale for a nuanced approach to raising public awareness of ecological threats through interweaving art, science, and Mātauranga Māori (Indigenous Māori knowledge).…
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DNA metabarcoding as a tool for invertebrate community monitoring: a case study comparison with conventional techniques

When conserving native biodiversity, it is particularly important to consider invertebrates, a diverse and functionally important component of biodiversity. However, their inclusion in monitoring and…
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Echyridella menziesii (Bivalvia: Hyriidae) as a predator of zooplankton of different sizes; are large non-indigenous Daphnia a potential food source?

Interactions between two recent invaders to New Zealand, the cladocerans Daphnia galeata and D. pulex, and native filter-feeding freshwater mussels, are unknown. We examined predation rates of the…
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Interactions between Unionida and non-native species: A global meta-analysis

Understanding the multiple agents of decline is important for the conservation of globally threatened Unionida (Class Bivalvia), but threats from non‐native species have received limited…
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Little Adaptive Potential in a Threatened Passerine Bird

Threatened species face numerous threats, including future challenges triggered by global change. A possible way to cope with these challenges is through adaptive evolution, which…
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Empowering the Indigenous voice in a graphical representation of Aotearoa’s biocultural heritage (flora and fauna)

Aotearoa’s (New Zealand’s) biological heritage is in decline due to threats such as climate change and habitat destruction. Aotearoa’s biological heritage and the wider environment…
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Can seed banking assist in conserving the highly endemic New Zealand indigenous flora?

Globally, plant species are facing numerous threats; an issue particularly acute for island floras, which often exhibit high levels of endemism. Ex situ conservation in…
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Thesis: Detection and prevention: Improving techniques to manage Phytophthora agathidicida, the causal agent of kauri dieback

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) and loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) have been published as molecular detection techniques for P. agathidicida; however, they are not yet…
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Vulnerability of New Zealand Myrtaceae species to natural infection by Austropuccinia psidii (myrtle rust)

Current knowledge about the vulnerability of New Zealand’s native myrtle species to Austropuccinia psidii comes from resistance screening of young seedlings performed with artificial inoculation…
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