TITLE

Forgotten ladybird find in the Marlborough Sounds

AUTHOR(S)
Satchell, Dean
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on Cleobora mellyi, the southern ladybird predator of pests of blackwoods and eucalypts in Tasmania. Introduction of the ladybird in New Zealand by the Forest Research Institute in the early 1980s; Survival of the ladybird in Maori Bay in the Marlborough Sounds; Application of the eucalypt action group for sustainable farm funding to rear and release cleobora throughout New Zealand in blackwood/eucalypt plantations.
ACCESSION #
13437413

 

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