Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Graham Nugent

Graham Nugent
Position: Research/Capability Leader
Team: Wildlife Ecology & Management
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Lincoln
    PhD Ecology
    2007
  • Auckland
    MSc (Hons)
    1981
  • Canterbury
    BSc Zoology
    1975

Publications

Publications

  • Morriss GA, Nugent G, Whitford J 2016. Dead birds found after aerial poisoning operations targeting small mammal pests in New Zealand 2003-14. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 40(3): 361-370. http://newzealandecology.org/nzje/3277 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Nugent G 2016. Possums as hosts of bovine TB. OSPRI Factsheet RD05. http://www.ospri.co.nz/Portals/1/TBfree_%20Possums%20as%20hosts%20of%20TB.pdf (Pamphlet, 2016)
  • Sweetapple PJ, Nugent G, Whitford J, Latham MC, Pekelharing K 2016. Long-term response of temperate canopy trees to removal of browsing from an invasive arboreal herbivore in New Zealand. Austral Ecology 41(5): 538-548. http://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12343 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Latham ADM, Latham MC, Nugent G, Smith J, Warburton B 2016. Refining operational practice for controlling introduced European rabbits on agricultural lands in New Zealand. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158078. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0158078 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Latham ADM, Latham MC, Nugent G, Warburton B 2015. [Abstract] Economic and environmental benefits from refining aerial control methods for introduced European rabbits in New Zealand. Proceedings: Victorian Rabbit Management Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 14 August 2015. Pp. 11. https://rabbitaction.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/victorian-rabbit-conference-2015_proceedings.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2015)
  • Morgan D, Warburton B, Nugent G 2015. Aerial prefeeding followed by ground based toxic baiting for more efficient and acceptable poisoning of invasive small mammalian pests. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0134032. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0134032 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Warburton B, Morriss G, Nugent G, Yockney I 2015. Back to the future - using fixed-wing aircraft for aerial application of 1080 baits. Kararehe Kino - Vertebrate Pest Research 25: 22-23. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/kararehe-kino (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Byrom AE, Caley P, Paterson BM, Nugent G 2015. Feral ferrets (Mustela furo) as hosts and sentinels of tuberculosis in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 63(supplement 1): 42-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00480169.2014.981314 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Anderson DP, Ramsey DSL, De Lisle GW, Bosson M, Cross ML, Nugent G 2015. Development of integrated surveillance systems for the management of tuberculosis in New Zealand wildlife. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 63(supplement 1): 89-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00480169.2014.963830 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Palmer MV, O'Brien DJ, Griffin JF, Nugent G, de Lisle GW, Ward A, Delahay RJ 2015. Tuberculosis in wild and captive deer. In: Mukundan H, Chambers MA, Waters WR, Larsen MH ed. Tuberculosis, leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases of man and animals: the many hosts of mycobacteria. Wallingford, U.K., CABI Publishing. Pp. 334-364. http://doi.org/10.1079/9781780643960.0334 (Book Section, 2015)
  • Gortázar C, Vicente J, De La Fuente J, Nugent G, Nol P 2015. Tuberculosis in pigs and wild boar. In: Mukundan H, Chambers MA, Waters WR, Larsen MH ed. Tuberculosis, leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases of man and animals: the many hosts of mycobacteria. Wallingford, U.K., CABI Publishing. Pp. 313-324. http://doi.org/10.1079/9781780643960.0313 (Book Section, 2015)
  • Nugent G 2015. Quantitative assessment of TB freedom in possums. Kararehe Kino - Vertebrate Pest Research 25: 10-11. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/kararehe-kino (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Livingstone PG, Hancox N, Nugent G, Mackereth G, Hutchings SA 2015. Development of the New Zealand strategy for local eradication of tuberculosis from wildlife and livestock. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 63(supplement 1): 98-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00480169.2015.1013581 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Livingstone PG, Nugent G, De Lisle GW, Hancox N 2015. Toward eradication: the effect of Mycobacterium bovis infection in wildlife on the evolution and future direction of bovine tuberculosis management in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 63(supplement 1): 4-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00480169.2014.971082 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Nugent G, Gortazar C, Knowles G 2015. The epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis in wild deer and feral pigs and their roles in the establishment and spread of bovine tuberculosis in New Zealand wildlife. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 63(supplement 1): 54-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00480169.2014.963792 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Nugent G, Buddle BM, Knowles G 2015. Epidemiology and control of Mycobacterium bovis infection in brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), the primary wildlife host of bovine tuberculosis in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 63(supplement 1): 28-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00480169.2014.963791 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Yockney IJ, Latham MC, Rouco C, Cross ML, Nugent G 2015. Quantifying short-term foraging movements in a marsupial pest to improve targeted lethal control and disease surveillance. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121865. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121865 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Tait P, Saunders C, Nugent G 2014. Non-market valuation of New Zealand biodiversity. Kararehe Kino - Vertebrate Pest Research 24: 15-17. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/kararehe-kino (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Nugent G, Yockney IJ, Whitford EJ, Cross ML 2014. Assessing the effectiveness of tuberculosis management in brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), through indirect surveillance of Mycobacterium bovis infection using released sentinel pigs. Veterinary Medicine International 2014: 361634. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/361634 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Sweetapple PJ, Ruscoe WA, Nugent G 2014. Dietary changes in response to population reduction in the possum Trichosurus vulpecula in New Zealand. Wildlife Research 40(7): 561-569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR13118 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Whitford J, Rouco C, Tompkins D, Nugent G 2014. First direct estimate of the detection probability of bovine tuberculosis in possums by possum transmission. European Journal of Wildlife Research 60(5): 827-830. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10344-014-0834-z (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Nugent G, Cousins DV 2014. Zoonotic tuberculosis in Australia and New Zealand. In: Thoen CO, Steele JH, Kaneene JB ed. Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria. 3rd ed. Chichester, U.K., Wiley. Pp. 221-234. http://doi.org/10.1002/9781118474310.ch20 (Book Section, 2014)
  • Yockney IJ, Nugent G, Latham MC, Perry M, Cross ML, Byrom AE 2013. Comparison of ranging behaviour in a multi-species complex of free-ranging hosts of bovine tuberculosis in relation to their use as disease sentinels. Epidemiology and Infection 141(7): 1407-1416. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0950268813000289 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Barron MC, Nugent G, Cross ML 2013. Importance and mitigation of the risk of spillback transmission of Mycobacterium bovis infection for eradication of bovine tuberculosis from wildlife in New Zealand. Epidemiology and Infection 141(7): 1394-1406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268812002683 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Nugent G, Yockney I, Whitford J, Cross ML 2013. Mortality rate and gross pathology due to tuberculosis in wild brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) following low dose subcutaneous injection of Mycobacterium bovis. Preventive veterinary medicine 109(1-2): 168-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.09.008 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Tompkins DM, Buddle BM, Whitford J, Cross ML, Yates GF, Lambeth MR, Nugent G 2013. Sustained protection against tuberculosis conferred to a wildlife host by single dose oral vaccination. Vaccine 31(6): 893-899. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.12.003 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Nugent G, Whitford EJ, Yockney I, Perry M, Tompkins DM, Holtslag N, Cross ML 2013. Percutaneous interdigital injection of Mycobacterium bovis as a model for tuberculous lesion development in wild brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula). Journal of comparative pathology 148(1): 33-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcpa.2012.05.006 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Ramón-Laca A, Gleeson D, Yockney I, Perry M, Nugent G, Forsyth D 2013. [Abstract] Reliable discrimination of ten ungulate species using high resolution melting analysis of faecal DNA. Proceedings: Australasian Wildlife Management Society Annual Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 20-22 November 2013. Pp. 35. http://www.awms.org.au/assets/docs/Proceedings/awms13_programbrochure.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Anderson DP, Ramsey DSL, Nugent G, Bosson M, Livingstone P, Martin PAJ, Sergeant E, Gormley AM, Warburton B 2013. A novel approach to assess the probability of disease eradication from a wild-animal reservoir host. Epidemiology and infection 141(7): 1509-1521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S095026881200310x (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Nugent G, Morriss GA 2013. Delivery of toxic bait in clusters: a modified technique for aerial poisoning of small mammal pests. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37(2): 246-255. http://www.newzealandecology.org/nzje/3083 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Nugent G, Warburton B, Morgan D, Sweetapple P, Morriss G 2013. Local elimination - a necessary stepping stone to dreams of national freedom from vertebrate pests. Kararehe Kino - Vertebrate Pest Research 21: 22. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/55659/KarareheKino21.pdf (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Holland EP, Pech RP, Ruscoe WA, Parkes JP, Nugent G, Duncan RP 2013. Thresholds in plant-herbivore interactions: predicting plant mortality due to herbivore browse damage. Oecologia 172: 751-766. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-012-2523-5 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Nugent G, Whitford J, Yockney IJ, Cross ML 2012. Reduced spillover transmission of Mycobacterium bovis to feral pigs (Sus scofa) following population control of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula). Epidemiology and Infection 140(6): 1036-1047. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000304007700010 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Latham ADM, Nugent G, Warburton B 2012. Evaluation of camera traps for monitoring European rabbits before and after control operations in Otago, New Zealand. Wildlife research 39(7): 621-628. (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Nugent G, Warburton B, Thomson C, Cross ML, Coleman MC 2012. Bait aggregation to reduce cost and toxin use in aerial 1080 baiting of small mammal pests in New Zealand. Pest management science 68(10): 1374-1379. (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Nugent G, Twigg LE, Warburton B, McGlinchy A, Fisher P, Gormley AM, Parkes JP 2012. Why 0.02%? A review of the basis for current practice in aerial 1080 baiting for rabbits in New Zealand. Wildlife Research 39(2): 89-103. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000302323100001 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • 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)
  • Nugent G, Whitford E, Hunnam J, Wilson P, Cross M, de Lisle G 2011. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in wildlife on three deer farms with a history of Johne's disease. New Zealand veterinary journal 59(6): 293-8. <Go to ISI>://MEDLINE:22040334 (Journal Article, 2011)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Associate Editor of European Journal of Wildlife Research (EJWR), European Journal of Wildlife Research (EJWR)
  • Invited Member National Bovine TB Pest Management Strategy Technical Advisory Group (Disease management), Animal Health Board

Skills

Skills

  • Animal Ecology
  • Ecology
  • Ecological Systems
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Pest Control Ecology
  • Project Management
  • Vertebrate Pest Modelling
  • Vertebrate Pest Ecology
  • Wildlife Ecology