Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Lindsay Smith

Lindsay Smith
Position: Research Technician
Team: Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Canterbury
    BSc Zoology
    1981

Publications

Publications

  • Paynter Q, Fowler SV, Gourlay AH, Peterson PG, Smith LA, Winks CJ 2016. The influence of agent rearing success and release size on weed biocontrol programs in New Zealand. Biological Control 101: 87-93. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2016.07.001 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Fowler SV, Peterson P, Barrett DP, Forgie S, Gleeson DM, Harman H, Houliston GJ, Smith L 2015. Investigating the poor performance of heather beetle, Lochmaea suturalis (Thompson) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), as a weed biocontrol agent in New Zealand: has genetic bottlenecking resulted in small body size and poor winter survival? Biological Control 87: 32-38. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2015.04.015 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Paynter Q, Fowler SV, Gourlay AH, Peterson PG, Smith LA, Winks CJ 2015. Relative performance on test and target plants in laboratory tests predicts the risk of non-target attack in the field for arthropod weed biocontrol agents. Biological Control 80: 133-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2014.10.007 (Journal Article, 2015)
  • Smith L 2014. Field horsetail project forges ahead. What's New in Biological Control of Weeds? 70: 2-3. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/biological-control-of-weeds/issue-70 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Smith LA, Fowler SV, Paynter Q, Pedrosa-Macedo JH, Wigley P 2013. [Abstract] Successfully eliminating parasitic gregarines from Neolema ogloblini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): a biocontrol agent for Tradescantia fluminensis (Commelinaceae). Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 36. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • 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 (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Norambuena H, Smith L, Rothmann S 2013. [Abstract] Prospects for biological control of Berberis darwinii (Berberidaceae) in New Zealand: what are its seed predators in its native Chilean range? Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 195. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Syrett P, Smith L, Scott D, Aspinall S 2013. A successful model for community-driven research: the Hieracium Control Trust in New Zealand. Plant Protection Quarterly 28(2): 57-63. (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Fowler SV, Barreto R, Dodd S, Macedo DM, Paynter Q, Pedrosa-Macedo JH, Pereira OL, Peterson P, Smith L, Waipara N, Winks CJ, Forrester G 2013. Tradescantia fluminensis, an exotic weed affecting native forest regeneration in New Zealand: ecological surveys, safety tests and releases of four biocontrol agents from Brazil. Biological control 64(3): 323-329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2012.11.013 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Heenan PB, Houliston GJ, Goeke D, Dawson MI, Smith L. Cytological and genetic diversity of Tradescantia (Commelinaceae) in New Zealand, and implications for biological control. (In the process of writing up.) (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Syrett P, Forrester GJ, Harman HM, Meurk CD, Partridge TR, Smith LA 2012. Predicting possible negative impacts of weed biocontrol by artificially suppressing invasive hawkweed in New Zealand's tussock grasslands. BioControl 57(1): 117-129. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000299327400010 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Smith L 2011. Beating the beetle bug - new biocontrol agent for tradescantia. Landcare Research Newsletter to the Ministry for the Environment: Mfe Update(3): unp. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/mfe/issue3.asp#beetle (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Smith L 2011. Weevils will worry Darwin's barberry. What's new in biological control of weeds?(57): p. 7. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/weeds/wtsnew57.pdf (Journal Article, 2011)

Skills

Skills

  • Ecology
  • Entomology