Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Paul Peterson

Paul Peterson
Position: Technician
Team: Biodiversity and Conservation
Location: Palmerston North
Private Bag 11052
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
Phone: +64 6 353 4871
Mob: 027 434 6335
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Massey
    MSc Ecology
    1993
  • Massey
    BSc Ecology
    1991

Publications

Publications

  • Peterson P, Fowler S, Merrett M, Barrett P 2013. [Abstract] Impact of the heather beetle (Lochmaea suturalis), a biological control agent for heather (Calluna vulgaris), in New Zealand. Proceedings: XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawai'i, USA, 11-16 September 2011. Pp. 458. 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)
  • Wilson Davey J and Peterson P. Heather beetle outstrips herbicdie in New Zealand. Bicontrol News and Information 33(2) p16N http://www.cabi.org/bni/uploads/file/BNI/BNI_News_33(2).pdf (Newsletter, 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)
  • Peterson P 2011. Heather beetle: the little bug that could. Tongariro Journal 2011 1: 32-33. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Blayney A, Peterson PG 2011. [Abstract] Heather and skinks - an interesting finding through an unfortunate event. Proceedings: 2011 Joint Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society (NZES) and New Zealand Society of Plant Biology (NZSPB): "Ecology in the Heartland", Rotorua, 28 August - 1 September 2011. Pp. p. 44. http://nzes.org.nz/sites/all/files/Ecology_in_the_Heartland_2011_Proceedings_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
  • A Helpful Immigrant in: 'Connected 2' 'Connected' is a series on maths, science and technology and is produced by Learning Media on behalf of the Ministry of Education. The books are distributed free to New Zealand primary schools. (Book Chapter, 2011)
  • Peterson P, Fowler S 2010. Overcoming the assessment dilemma. What's new in biological control of weeds? 51: 4-5. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/weeds/whtsnew_51.pdf (Journal Article, 2010)
  • 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)
  • Paynter Q, Gourlay AH, Peterson PG, Fowler SV 2009. The invasion of broom (Cytisus scoparius) in New Zealand. In: Richardson M, Hodgson C, Forbes A ed. Proceedings: IUFRO International Forest Biosecurity Conference, Rotorua, N.Z., 16-20 March, 2009. Pp. 66-68. http://www.forestbiosecurity.com/pix/Conferencehandbooksummaries.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2009)

Skills

Skills

  • Biological control of weeds
  • Insect rearing/phenology/physiology
  • Insect/Plant Ecology
  • Pollination Ecology