Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Quentin Paynter

Quentin Paynter
Position: Research Leader
Team: Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Location: Auckland
Private Bag 92170
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142

Research Interests

Research Interests

Research interests

Weed Ecology, Plant-Insect interactions, Biological Control and risk Assessment

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • London
    PhD Insect Behaviour
    1991
  • London
    BSc Biology
    1987

Publications

Publications

  • Sagliocco J-L, Sheppard A, Hosking J, Hodge P, Paynter Q, Gourlay H, Ireson J 2013. Host specificity testing, release and successful establishment of the broom gall mite (Aceria genistae) in Australia and New Zealand for the biological control of broom (Cytisus scoparius). Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 409-416. http://isbcw2011.uhhconferencecenter.com (Conference Proceedings, 2013)
  • Bassett IE, Paynter Q, Beggs JR 2012. Invertebrate community composition differs between invasive herb alligator weed and native sedges. Acta oecologica 41: 65-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2012.04.007 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Paynter Q 2012. [Book review] Biological Control of Weeds in Australia edited by Mic Julien, Rachel McFadyen and Jim Cullen. Australian Journal of Entomology 51(3): 221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-6055.2012.00868.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • 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. (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Paynter Q, Overton JM, Hill RL, Bellgard SE, Dawson MI 2012. Plant traits predict the success of weed biocontrol. Journal of Applied Ecology 49(5): 1140-1148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02178.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Paynter Q, Champion P The potential for biocontrol of aquatic weeds in New Zealand. New Zealand Plant Protection, 66 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Paynter Q, Gourlay AH, Rolando CA, Watt MS 2012. Dispersal of the Scotch broom gall mite Aceria genistae: implications for biocontrol. New Zealand plant protection 65: 81-84. http://www.nzpps.org/nzpp_abstract.php?paper=650810 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Bassett IE, Paynter Q, Beggs JR 2011. Effect of artificial shading on growth and competitiveness of Alternanthera philoxeroides (alligator weed). New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 54(4): 251-260. <Go to ISI>://WOS:000299418500004 (Journal Article, 2011)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Ecology

Skills

Skills

  • Ecological Research
  • Ecology
  • Entomology