Forests

Sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) water-residue analysis after large-scale possum control

Two major control operations were conducted in New Zealand in 1990 using aerially sown baits containing the poison sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) [sodium fluoroacetate] against (1) brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in […]

Movement of possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) between forest and pasture in Westland, New Zealand: Implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission

Over a 3-year period, 1183 brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula ) were live-trapped in 125 ha of mixed hardwood forest and adjacent pasture in Westland, and 50 were radio-tracked for up […]

Forest patterns and possum densities within podocarp/mixed hardwood forests on Mt Bryan O’Lynn, Westland

The podocarp/mixed hardwood forests on Mt Bryan O’Lynn, Central Westland, are described from 304 plots surveyed during 1975-77. Eight major plant associations are identified, using patterns of forest structure, physionomic […]