Plants

The effect of control of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) on condition of a southern rata/kamahi (Metrosideros umbellata/Weinmannia racemosa) forest canopy in Westland, New Zealand

Possum colonization, which began about 1950, was controlled by poison application in 1970 (peak density) and 1974, or 1974 only, in 2 adjacent blocks (each approximately 6 km2) of rata/kamahi […]

Evaluation of repellents to prevent possum browsing

Six predator odours, 2 proprietary repellents containing bitter ingredients, olive oil in petroleum jelly, and synthetic fermented egg were applied to seedlings of Pinus radiata in possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) pens […]

Effect of fire on the availability of hollows in trees used by the common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr, 1792, and the ringtail possum, Pseudocheirus peregrinus Boddaerts, 1785

Characteristics of trees used for shelter during the day by brushtail and ringtail possums were identified in a study in open forest dominated by Eucalyptus marginata and E. calophylla in […]