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Lynley Hayes

Science Team Leader
Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Lynley Hayes
Location
Lincoln
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Research interests

Professional positions held:

Manaaki Whenua  -  Landcare Research, Lincoln

2020 Science Team Leader, Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology Team

2012– Research Priority Area Leader, Applied Weed Biocontrol Solutions

2010–2019 Science Team Leader, Biodiversity & Conservation Team

2006–2010 Assistant to the Science Team Leader, Biodiversity & Conservation Team.

2003–2012 Programme Leader, Biological Control of Weeds. 

1992–2003 Technology Transfer Programme Manager (Biocontrol of Weeds). 

 

DSIR Plant Protection, Lincoln

1990–92 Science Technician (Biological Control of Weeds) 

 

Present research/professional speciality:

1.         Developing Natural Enemies - Natural Solutions (biocontrol) programmes for serious invasive weeds in the Pacific.  

2.         Empowering people to use natural enemies and manage their own biocontrol programmes.

3.         Making biocontrol of weeds interesting, understandable, and accessible to all.

4.         Improving communication between the scientific and wider community.

5.         Improving personal and organisational effectiveness.Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Lincoln

 

Selected Publications.

Newsletters

Hayes L (2005-).  Editor of the quarterly newsletter: What’s New in Biological Control of Weeds/Weed Biocontrol: What’s New? . ISSN 2463-2961 (Print),  ISSN 2463-297X (Online).  Published by Landcare Research, 8p. Available from http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/biological-control-of-weeds

Books/Chapters

Hayes L, Fowler SV, Paynter Q, Groenteman R, Peterson P, Dodd S, Bellgard S (2013). Biocontrol of weeds: achievements to date and future outlook. In Dymond JR ed. Ecosystem services in New Zealand – conditions and trends. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand. Pp 375-385.

Hayes L (1996-). Editor of The Biological Control of Weeds Book – a New Zealand Guide. ISBN 0-478-09306-3. Published by Landcare Research, 150p. Available from: http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/books/biocontrol-of-weeds-book

Hayes L (2005). Biological Control Agents for Weeds in New Zealand: A Field Guide. ISBN 0-478-09372-1. Published by Landcare Research, 80p.

Journal Papers

Paynter Q, Fowler S, Hayes L, Hill R (2015). Factors affecting the cost of weed biocontrol programs in New Zealand. Biological Control 80: 119–127.

Hill R, Campbell D, Hayes L, Corin S, Fowler S (2013). Why the New Zealand regulatory system for introducing new biological control agents works. In: Wu Y, Johnson T, Sing S, Raghu S, Wheeler G, Pratt P, Warner K, Centre T, Goolsby J, Reardon R eds Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, USA. Pp. 75

Fowler SV, Paynter Q, Hayes L, Dodd S, Groenteman R (2010). Biocontrol of weeds in New Zealand: an overview of nearly 85 years. In: Zydenbos SM ed. Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Weeds Conference. New Zealand Plant Protection Society. Pp. 211–214.

Hayes LM, Horn C, Lyver POB (2008). Avoiding tears before bedtime: how biological control researchers could undertake better dialogue with their communities. In Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (eds. Julien, M.H., Sforza, R., Bon, M.C., Evans, H.C., Hatcher, P.E., Hinz, H.L. and Rector, B.G.), pp. 376-838.   CAB International Wallingford, UK.

Syrett P, Fowler SV, Harman HM, Hayes LM, Memmott J, Sheat J.J (2007). Establishment of Arytainilla spartiophila Förster (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a new biological control agent for broom, Cytisus scoparius, in New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 30: 53–62.

Hayes L, Horn C, Lyver P (2004). Taking the community with you: a process for developing acceptable pest control strategies.  New Zealand Science Review 61(3–4): 66–68.

Hayes LM (2000).  Technology transfer programmes for biological control of weeds — the New Zealand experience.  Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, 4–14 July 1999, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA, Neal R. Spencer (ed.), pp 719–727.

Syrett P, Sheat J J, Harman HM, Harris RJ, Hayes LM, Rose EAF. (1999).  Strategies for achieving widespread establishment of broom seed beetle, Bruchidius villosus, a biological control agent for broom, Cytisus scoparius, in New Zealand.   Proceedings of the X  International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Bozeman, Montana, USA, 4–9 July 1999.  Pp. 761–771.

Memmot J, Fowler SV’ Harman HM, Hayes LM (1996).  How best to release a biological control agent.  Proceedings of the IX International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 19–26 January 1996.  Pp. 291–296.

Syrett P, Hayes LM, Sheat JJ (1993). Benefits of a nationwide extension programme to biological control of weeds in New Zealand.  Proc. 10th Australian Weeds Conf., 445449.

Hill RL, Grindell JM, Winks CJ, Sheat JJ, Hayes LM (1991).  Establishment of gorse spider mites as a control agent for gorse.  Proc. 44th NZ Weed and Pest Control Conf., 3134.Syrett P, Grindell J, Hayes LM, Winks CJ (1991). Distribution and establishment of two biological control agents for ragwort in New Zealand. Proc. 44th NZ Weed and Pest Control Conf., 292295.


Qualifications

Canterbury
MSc (Hons) Zoology
1989

Canterbury
BSc Zoology
1986

Publications

Hill R, Corin S, Hayes L, Campbell D, Fowler S 2013. Why the New Zealand regulatory system for introducing new biological control agents works. Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 75-83. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com

Hayes L, Fowler SV, Paynter Q, Groenteman R, Peterson P, Dodd S, Bellgard S 2013. Biocontrol of weeds: achievements to date and future outlook. In: Dymond JR ed. Ecosystem services in New Zealand: conditions and trends. Lincoln, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press. Pp. 375–385.

Hayes L 2011. Weed biocontrol on the world scene. What's new in biological control of weeds? 58: 4-7. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/weeds/wtsnew58.pdf

2011. What's new is biological control of weeds? 56. 8 p. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/weeds/wtsnew56.pdf

Hayes LM, Horn C, Lyver POB 2008. Avoiding tears before bedtime: how biological control researchers could undertake better dialogue with their communities. In: Julien MH, Sforza R, Bona MC, Evans HC, Hatcher PE, Hinz HL, Rector BG ed. Proceedings: Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds La Grande Motte, France, 22-27 April, 2007. Pp. 376–382. http://www.invasive.org/proceedings/pdfs/12_376-382.pdf

Hayes L, Horn C, Lyver P 2004. Taking the community with you : a process for developing acceptable pest control strategies. New Zealand science review 61: 66-68.

Hayes LM 2000. Technology transfer programs for biological control of weeds : the New Zealand experience. In: Spencer NR ed. Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, 4-14 July 1999, Montana State University,Bozeman, Montana, USA. Bozeman, Montana State University. Pp. 719-727.

Memberships

  • Life Member, New Zealand Biosecurity Institute