Role at Landcare Research
Scientist Wildlife Ecology and Epidemiology Team, Landcare Research, Lincoln.
- Ecological modelling
|2006||NZ Plant Protection Society Inexperienced Speakers Award|
|2005||AgResearch AR&C Post-doctoral Scholarship|
|2000||FRST Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship|
|1998||New Zealand Federation of University Women Sadie Balkind Award|
|1997||Lincoln University Fund for Excellence|
|1997||Commonwealth Science Council Fellowship|
|1997||Lincoln University Graduate Scholarship|
|1996||Department of Entomology Animal Ecology Summer Scholarship|
|Member:||New Zealand Ecological Society|
|New Zealand Plant Protection Society|
Barron, M.C. 2007: Retrospective modelling indicates minimal impact of non-target parasitism by Pteromalus puparum on red admiral butterfly (Bassaris gonerilla) abundance. Biological Control 41: 53–63.
Barron, M.C. 2006: Effects of aggregation on the probability of detecting infestations in fresh produce consignments. New Zealand Plant Protection 59: 103–108.
Barlow, N.D.; Barron, M.C. 2005: Modelling the dynamics and control of stoats in New Zealand forests. DOC, Science for Conservation 252.
Barlow, N.D.; Barratt, B.I.P.; Ferguson, C.M.; Barron, M.C. 2004: Using models to estimate parasitoid impacts on nontarget host abundance. Environmental Entomology 33: 941–948.
Barron, M.C.; Barlow, N.D.; Wratten, S.D. 2003: Non-target parasitism of the endemic New Zealand red admiral butterfly (Bassaris gonerilla) by the introduced biocontrol agent Pteromalus puparum. Biological Control 27: 329–335.
Barlow, N.D.; Barron, M.C.; Parkes, J.P. 2002: Rabbit haemorrhagic disease in New Zealand: field test of a disease/host model. Wildlife Research 29: 649–653.
- Jones C, Barron MC, Warburton B, Coleman M, Lyver P, Nugent G 2012. Can possum fur harvesters both make a living and help protect forest biodiversity? Kararehe Kino - Vertebrate Pest Research 20: 5-6. (Journal Article, 2012)
- Jones C, Barron M, Warburton B, Coleman M, Lyver POB, Nugent G 2012. Serving two masters: reconciling economic and biodiversity outcomes of brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) fur harvest in an indigenous New Zealand forest. Biological conservation 153: 143-152. (Journal Article, 2012)
- Cowan P, Warburton B, Nugent G, Anderson D, Barron M 2011. Invasive species management and research in New Zealand - a partnership for success. Proceedings: British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Sheffield, UK, 12-14 September 2011. Pp. p. 22. http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/meetings/current_future_meetings/sessions.php (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
- Ruscoe WA, Ramsey DSL, Pech RP, Sweetapple PJ, Yockney I, Barron MC, Perry M, Nugent G, Carran R, Warne R, Brausch C, Duncan RP 2011. Unexpected consequences of control: competitive vs. predator release in a four-species assemblage of invasive mammals. Ecology Letters 14(10): 1035-1042. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01673.x (Journal Article, 2011)
- Jones C, Nugent G, Barron M, Warburton B 2011. Can harvest of introduced brushtail possums (Trichosurus Vulpecula) for fur by Maori be both economically sustainable and provide biodiversity benefits? . In: Saunders G, Lane C ed. Proceedings: 15th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference, Sydney, June 20-23 2011. Pp. 23. http://www.feral.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/15thAVPC_Proceedings_June2011.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
- Barron M, Pech R, Whitford J, Yockney I, de Lisle G, Nugent G 2011. Longevity of Mycobacterium bovis in brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) carcasses, and contact rates between possums and carcasses. New Zealand veterinary journal 59(5): 209-17. <Go to ISI>://MEDLINE:21851297 (Journal Article, 2011)