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Paul Peterson

Technician
Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Paul Peterson
Location
Palmerston North
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Qualifications

Massey
MSc Ecology
1993

Massey
BSc Ecology
1991

Publications

Peterson P, Fowler S, Merrett M, Barrett P 2013. [Abstract] Impact of the heather beetle (Lochmaea suturalis), a biological control agent for heather (Calluna vulgaris), in New Zealand. Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 458. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com

Paynter Q, Fowler SV, Gourlay H, Groenteman R, Peterson PG, Smith L, Winks CJ 2013. [Abstract] Predicting parasitism of weed biological control agents. Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 163. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com

Paynter Q, Forgie SA, Winks CJ, Peterson PG, Ward DF, Nicholson L, Van Zoelen R 2012. Biotic resistance: facilitation between invasive Homoptera and invasive ants limits the establishment of an introduced weed biocontrol agent in New Zealand. Biological control 63(2): 188-194.

Peterson P 2011. Heather beetle: the little bug that could. Tongariro Journal 2011 1: 32-33.

Blayney A, Peterson PG 2011. [Abstract] Heather and skinks - an interesting finding through an unfortunate event. Proceedings: 2011 Joint Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society (NZES) and New Zealand Society of Plant Biology (NZSPB): "Ecology in the Heartland", Rotorua, 28 August - 1 September 2011. Pp. 44. http://nzes.org.nz/sites/all/files/Ecology_in_the_Heartland_2011_Proceedings_web.pdf

Paynter Q, Fowler SV, Gourlay AH, Groenteman R, Peterson PG, Smith L, Winks C 2010. Predicting parasitoid accumulation on biological control agents of weeds. Journal of applied ecology 47: 575-582.

Peterson P, Fowler S 2010. Overcoming the assessment dilemma. What's new in biological control of weeds? 51: 4-5. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/weeds/whtsnew_51.pdf

Paynter Q, Gourlay AH, Peterson PG, Fowler SV 2009. The invasion of broom (Cytisus scoparius) in New Zealand. In: Richardson M, Hodgson C, Forbes A ed. Proceedings: IUFRO International Forest Biosecurity Conference, Rotorua, N.Z., 16-20 March, 2009. Pp. 66-68. http://www.forestbiosecurity.com/pix/Conferencehandbooksummaries.pdf