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  • Feb 16

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    Landcare Research scientist Lynley Hayes has more stories from the front line of the 'War On Weeds'.

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  • Feb 16

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    Listener Jo thinks she's seeing fewer moths around. So is New Zealand's moth population falling? With moth specialist Robert Hoare of Landcare Research.

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  • Feb 16

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    Landcare research invasive weeds scientist Lynley Hayes explains biocontrol of pest weed species.

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  • Feb 16

    1

    Tests will soon begin to ensure a mite, that looks a promising biocontrol agent against wasps, isn’t a threat to bees.

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  • Jan 16

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    Lynley Hayes from Landcare Research is in the front line of the "War On Weeds". She is leading research into the biological control of barberry in Southland.

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  • Jan 16

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    Weevils to wage war on weed

    26 Jan 16 by Hugh Gourlay

    Hundreds of Chilean weevils will be released over the coming weeks to control the widespread weed Darwin’s barberry.

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  • Jan 16

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    Researcher in NZ first

    20 Jan 16 by Zhi-Qiang Zhang

    Landcare Research researcher Zhi-Qiang Zhang has been appointed to the post of Secretary-General of the prestigious International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.

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  • Jan 16

    19

    Moths tend to fly under the radar when it comes to scientific research despite the fact they're important pollinators for plants and food source for native birds. But a new Citizen Science project in Otago is literally putting the spotlight on them. Dr Barbara Anderson is overseeing the project Shedding Light on the Night with the help of several Otago schools, University of Otago, the Orokonui Ecosanctuary north of Dunedin and some of her colleagues at Landcare Research.

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  • Jan 16

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    Dr Colin Meurk of Landcare Research talks about enticing birds into home gardens, and Ben Alms, aka Dr Compost, shares the ins and outs of building a worm farm.

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  • Dec 15

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    Flax collection helping save young lives

    23 Dec 15 by Katarina Tawiri

    One of New Zealand’s nationally significant plant collections is being used to help save babies’ lives.

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