Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Ronny Groenteman

Ronny Groenteman
Position: Researcher / RPAL
Team: Biodiversity and Conservation
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640
Phone: +64 3 321 9904
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Canterbury
    PhD Ecology
    2008
  • Hebrew Jerusalem
    MSc Agriculture
    2005

Publications

Publications

  • Groenteman R, Forgie SA, Hoddle MS, Ward DF, Goeke DF, Anand N 2015. Assessing invasion threats: novel insect-pathogen-natural enemy associations with native New Zealand plants in southern California. Biological Invasions 17(5): 1299-1305. http://rdcu.be/mSof (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Marchetto KM, Shea K, Kelly D, Groenteman R, Sezen Z, Jongejans E 2014. Unrecognized impact of a biocontrol agent on the spread rate of an invasive thistle. Ecological Applications 24(5): 1178-1187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1309.1 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Lester PJ, Beggs JR, Brown RL, Edwards ED, Groenteman R, Toft RJ, Twidle AM, Ward DF 2013. The outlook for control of New Zealand’s most abundant, widespread and damaging invertebrate pests: social wasps. New Zealand Science Review 70(4): 56-62. http://www.scientists.org.nz/files/posts/admin/NZSR_70_4_Lester.pdf (Journal Article, 2013)
  • 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. (Book Section, 2013)
  • Fowler SV, Paynter Q, Dodd S, Groenteman R 2012. How can ecologists help practitioners minimize non-target effects in weed biocontrol? Journal of applied ecology 46: 307-310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02106.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Groenteman R, Kelly D, Fowler SV, Bourdot GW 2011. Abundance, phenology and impact of biocontrol agents on nodding thistle (Carduus nutans) in Canterbury 35 years into a biocontrol programme. New Zealand journal of agricultural research 54(1): 1-13. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Groenteman R, Fowler SV, Sullivan JJ 2011. St. John's wort beetles would not have been introduced to New Zealand now: A retrospective host range test of New Zealand's most successful weed biocontrol agents. Biological control 57(1): 50-58. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • 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. (Journal Article, 2010)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Chair - Canterbury branch, the New Zealand Entomological Society
  • Member of the Executive committee, New Zealand Biosecurity Institute (NZBI)
  • Member, New Zealannd Ecological Society
  • Member, New Zealand Association of Scientists
  • Member, New Zealand Plant Protection Society

Skills

Skills

  • Classical biological control
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Insect Ecology
  • Weed Biocontrol
  • Plant-insect interactions
  • Quantitative Ecology