Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Recent publications

Ballesteros C, Sage M, Fisher P, Massei G, Mateo R, De La Fuente J, Rossi S, Gortázar C 2012. Iophenoxic acid as a bait marker for wild mammals: efficacy and safety considerations. Mammal Review 43: 156–166.

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 & Infection 141: 1394–1406.

Clayton RI, Byrom AE, Anderson DP, Edge K-A, Gleeson D, McMurtrie P, Veale A 2011. Density estimates and detection models inform stoat (Mustela erminea) eradication on Resolution Island, New Zealand. In: Veitch CR, Clout MN, Towns DR eds 2011. Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. Pp. 413–417.

Cowan P, Forrester G 2012. Behavioural responses of brushtail possums to live trapping and implications for trap-catch correction. Wildlife Research 39: 343–349.

Etherington TR, Holland EP 2013. Least-cost path length versus accumulated-cost as connectivity measures. Landscape Ecology: 1–7.

Glen AS, Atkinson R, Campbell KJ, Hagen E, Holmes ND, Keitt BS, Parkes JP, Saunders A, Sawyer J, Torees H 2013. Eradicating multiple invasive species on inhabited islands: the next big step in island restoration? Biological Invasions. Published online at: doi: 10.1007/s10530-013-0495-y

Glen AS, Pech RP, Byrom AE 2013. Connectivity and invasive species management: towards an integrated landscape approach. Biological Invasions. Published online at: doi: 10.1007/s1053001304396

Holland PE 2012. Inferring changes in foliar mass and area from foliage cover: A mechanistic model. Austral Ecology 38: 121–130.

MacLeod CJ, Greene T, MacKenzie D, Allen R 2012. Monitoring widespread and common bird species on New Zealand’s conservation lands: a pilot study. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 36: 300–311.

MacLeod CJ, Tinkler G, Gormley AM, Spurr EB 2012. Measuring occupancy for an iconic bird species in urban parks. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 36: 398–407.

Matthews A, Ruykys L, Ellis B, FitzGibbon S, Lunney D, Crowther MS, Glen AS, Purcell B, Moseby K, Stott J, Fletcher D, Wimpenny C, Allen BL, Van Bommel L, Roberts M, Davies N, Green K, Newsome T, Ballard G, Fleming P, Dickman CR, Eberhart A, Troy S, McMahon C, Wiggins N 2013. The success of GPS collar deployments on mammals in Australia. Australian Mammalogy 35: 65–83.

Nugent G, Whitford EJ, 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: 293–298.

Nugent G, Whitford EJ, Yockney IJ, Cross ML 2012. Reduced spillover transmission of Mycobacterium bovis to feral pigs (Sus scrofa) following population control of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula). Epidemiology and Infection 140: 1036–1047.

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: 33–42.

Parkes JP, Anderson D 2011. What is required to eradicate red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Tasmania? In: Veitch CR, Clout MN, Towns DR eds Island invasives: eradication and management. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. Pp. 477–480.

Paterson RA, Lal A, Dale M, Townsend CR, Poulin R, Tompkins DM 2013. Relative competence of native and exotic fish hosts for two generalist native trematodes. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 2: 136–143.

Rouco C, Norbury GL, Smith J, Byrom AE, Pech RP 2012. Population density estimates of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in dry grassland in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37. Published online at:

Scroggie MP, Parkes JP, Norbury G, Reddiex B, Hayward R 2012. Lagomorph and sheep effects on vegetation growth in dry and mesic grasslands in Otago, New Zealand. Wildlife Research 39. Published online at:

Sinclair ARE, Metzger KL, Fryxell JM, Packer C, Byrom AE, Craft ME, Hampson K, Lembo T, Dureant SM, Forrester GJ, Bukombe J, Mchetto J, Dempewolf J, Hilborn R, Cleaveland S, Nkwabi A, Mosser A, Mduma SAR 2013. Asynchronous food-web pathways could buffer the response of Serengeti predators to El Niño Southern Oscillation. Ecology 94: 1123–1130.