Population dynamics

Heterogeneity in vertebrate and invertebrate herbivory and its consequences for New Zealand mistletoes

Vertebrate herbivores generally have greater effects than invertebrates on plants. However, few studies have investigated the effects of both invertebrate and vertebrate herbivores on a single plant species. In New […]

Effects of intensive trapping on breeding and age structure of brushtail possums, Trichosurus vulpecula, on Kapiti Island, New Zealand

Between 1980 and 1986, introduced Australian brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) were eradicated from Kapiti Island, a 1965 ha nature reserve. The possum population was monitored by live- and kill-trapping, before […]