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Possums
Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

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Allen, R. B., Fitzgerald, A. E. and Efford, M. G. (1997). "Long-term changes and seasonal patterns in possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) leaf diet, Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 21(2): 181-186.

Alterio, N. and Moller, H. (2000). "Secondary poisoning of stoats (Mustela erminea) in a South Island podocarp forest, New Zealand: implications for conservation." Wildlife Research 27(5): 501-508.

Atkinson, I. A. E. and Cameron, E. K. (1993). "Human influence on the terrestrial biota and biotic communities of New Zealand." Trends in Ecology & Evolution 8(12): 447-451.

Atkinson, I. A. E. and Moller, H. (1998). "Kiore, Polynesian rat." The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals. King, C. M., (Ed.) Auckland, New Zealand, Oxford University Press: 175-192.

Atkinson, P. H. and Wright, D. E. (1993). "The formulation of a national strategy for biological control of possums and bovine Tb." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 20(4): 325-328.

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Batcheler, C. L. (1983). "The possum and rata-kamahi dieback in New Zealand: a review." Pacific Science 37: 415-226.

Batcheler, C. L. and Cowan, P. E. (1988). "Review of the status of the possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) in New Zealand." Technical Advisory Committee (Animal Pests), Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Contract report.

Bellingham, P. J., Stewart, G. H. and Allen, R. B. (1999). "Tree species richness and turnover throughout New Zealand forests." Journal of Vegetation Science 10: 825-832.

Best, H. A. and Bellingham, P. J. (1990). "A habitat survey of North Island Kokako in Puketi Forest, Northland." Department of Conservation, Science & Research series, No. 17.

Beveridge, A. E. (1964). "Dispersal and destruction of seed in central North Island podocarp forests." Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society 11: 48-55.

Beveridge, A. E. (1965). "Durable seedtraps." New Zealand Forest Service Forest Research Institute, Research leaflet 9.

Beveridge, A. E. (1973). "Regeneration of podocarps in a central North Island Forest." New Zealand Journal of Forestry 18: 23-35.

Brockie, R. (1992). "A living New Zealand forest." Auckland, David Bateman. 172 pp.

Brockie, R. E. (1982). "Effect of commercial hunters on the number of possums, Trichosurus vulpecula, in Orogorogo Valley, Wellington." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 5: 21-??

Brockie, R. E. (1990). "European hedgehog." The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals. King, C. M., (Ed.) Auckland, New Zealand, Oxford University Press: 99-117.

Brockie, R. E., Bell, B. D. and White, A. J. (1981). "Age structure and mortality of possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) populations from New Zealand." The first symposium on marsupials in New Zealand, Bell, B. D., (Ed.) Zoology Publications of Victoria University of Wellington. 63-86.

Brockie, R. E., Fitzgerald, A. E., Green, W. Q., Morris, J. Y. and Pearson, A. J. (1984). "Research on possums in New Zealand." Wildlife research liaison group, WRLG research review, 5.

Brockie, R. E., Ward, G. D. and Cowan, P. E. (1997). "Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) on Hawke's Bay farmland: spatial distribution and population structure before adn after a control operation." Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 27(2): 181-191.

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Campbell, D. J. (1984). "The vascular flora of the DSIR study area lower Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Botany 22: 223-270.

Campbell, D. J. (1990). "Changes in the structure and composition of a New Zealand lowland forest induced by brushtail possums." Pacific Science 44: 277-296.

Carlaw, G. B. (1997). "A comparative study of the effects of possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) browse on pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa)." MSc, University of Auckland

Clout, M. N., Denyer, K., James, R. E. and Mcfadden, I. G. (1995). "Breeding success of New Zealand pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) in relation to control of introduced mammals." New Zealand Journal of Ecology(2): 209-212.

Clout, M. N. and Sarre, S. D. (1997). "Model marsupial or menace? A review of research on brushtail possums in Australia and New Zealand." Wildlife Society Bulletin 25(1): 168-172.

Coleman, J. D., Green, W. Q. and Polson, J. G. (1985). "Diet of brushtail possums over a pasture-alpine gradient in Westland, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 8: 21-35.

Cowan, P. E. (1990). "Fruits, seeds, and flowers in the diet of brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula in lowland podocarp/mixed hardwood forest, Orongorongo Valley, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(4): 549-566.

Cowan, P. E. (1991). "Effects of introduced Australian brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) on the fruiting of the endemic New Zealand nikau palm (Rhopalostylis sapida)." New Zealand Journal of Botany 29(1): 91-93.

Cowan, P. E. (1998). "Brushtail possum." The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals. King, C. M., (Ed.) Auckland, New Zealand, Oxford University Press: 68-97.

Cowan, P. E. (2001). "Advances in New Zealand mammalogy 1990-2000: Brushtail possum." Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 31(1): 15-29.

Cowan, P. E., Chilvers, B. L., Efford, M. G. and McElrea, G. J. (1997). "Effects of possum browsing on northern rata, Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand." Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 27(2): 173-179.

Cowan, P. E. and Moeed, A. (1987). "Invertebrates in the diet of brushtail possums, Trichosurus vulpecula, in lowland podocarp/broadleaf forest, Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 14: 163-177.

Cowan, P. E. and Petersen, G. V. (1991). "The ecological effects of possums on the New Zealand environment." Symposium on tuberculosis, Palmerston NorthMassey University. 73-88.

Cowan, P. E. and Waddington, D. C. (1990). "Suppression of fruit production of the endemic forest tree, Elaeocarpus dentatus, by the introduced marsupial brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula." New Zealand Journal of Botany 28: 217-224.

Cunningham, D. M. and Moors, P. J. (1993). "Guide to the identification and collection of New Zealand rodents." Wellington, Department of Conservation. 16 pp.

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Dugdale, J. S., (Ed.) (1975). "The insects in relation to plants." Biogeography and Ecology in New Zealand. The Hague, Dr W. Junk. 689 pp.

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Ecroyd, C. E. (1996). "The ecology of Dactylanthus taylorii and threats to its survival." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 20(1): 81-100.

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Fritzgerald, A. E. (1976). "Diet of the opossum (Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr)) in the Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand, in relation to food-plant availability." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 399-419.

Fitzgerald, A. E. (1978). "Aspects of the food and nutrition of the brush-tailed opossum, Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr, 1792) Marsupialia: Phalangeridae, in New Zealand." The Ecology of Arboreal Herbivores. Montgomery, G. C., (Ed.) Washington DC, Smithsonian Institute Press: 289-303.

Fitzgerald, A. E. and Wardle, P. (1979). "Food of the opossum Trichosurus Vulpecula (Kerr) in the Waiho Valley, South Westland." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 6(2): 339-345.

Fitzgerald, A. E. (1984a). "Diet of the possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) in three Tasmanian forest types and its relevance to the diet of possums in New Zealand forests." Possums and Gliders. Smith, A. P. and Hume, I. D., (Eds.), Chipping Norton, N.S.W., Surrey Beatty and Sons and Australian Mammal Society: 137-143.

Fitzgerald, A. E. (1984b). "Diet overlap between kokako and the common brushtail possum in central North Island, New Zealand." Possums and Gliders. Smith, A. P. and Hume, I. D., (Eds.), Chipping Norton, N.S.W., Surrey Beatty & Sons and Australian Mammal Society: 569-573.

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Gilmore, D. P. (1967). "Foods of the Australian opossum (Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr) on Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, and a comparison with other selected areas." New Zealand Journal of Science 10(1): 235-279.

Grant, A. D., Powlesland, R. G., Dilks, P. J., Flux, I. A. and Tisdall, C. J. (1997). "Mortality, distribution, numbers and conservation of the Chatham Island pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae chathamensis)." Notornis 44(2): 65-77.

Green, W. Q. (1984). "A review of the ecological studies relevant to management of the common brushtail possum." Possums and Gliders. Smith, A. P. and Hume, I. D., (Eds.), Chipping Norton, N.S.W., Surrey Beatty & Sons and Australian Mammal Society: 483-499.

Green, W. Q. and Coleman, J. D. (1984). "Response of a brush-tailed possum population to intensive trapping." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 11(3): 319-328.

Green, W. Q. and Coleman, J. D. (1986). "Movement of possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) between forest and pasture in Westland, New Zealand: implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 9: ??

Greene, T. (1994). "Wenderholm Regional Park rodent control 1993 - 1994." Auckland Regional Parks Service, ARC Parks Technical Pulbication Series, 4.

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Hickling, G. J., Henderson, R. J. and Thomas, M. C. C. (1999). "Poisoning mammalian pests can have unintended consequences for future control: Two case studies." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23(2): 267-273.

Hickling, G. J. and Pekelharing, C. J. (1989). "Intrinsic rate of increase for a brushtail possum population in rata/kamahi forest, Westland." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 12: 117-120.

Hosking, G. P. and Hutcheson, J. A. (1993). "Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) health and phenology in relation to possums (Trichosursus vulpecula) and other damaging agents." New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 23(1): 49-61.

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Innes, J. (1994). "The impacts of possums on native fauna." Possums as conservation pests, Proceedings of a workshop on possums as conservation pests organised by the possum and bovine tuberculosis control national science strategy committee, Christchurch, New Zealand, Colin, F. J. O. D., (Ed.) Department of Conservation. 11-15.

Innes, J. and Williams, D. (1991). "The impact of aerial 1080 poisoning on ship-rat populations at Mapara and Kaharoa." Department of Conservation, Forest Research Institute Contract Report, FWE 91/30.

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James, R. E. and Clout, M. N. (1996). "Nesting success of New Zealand pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) in response to a rat (Rattus rattus) poisoning programme at Wenderholm Regional Park." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 20(1): 45-51.

Ji, W., Sarre, S. D., Aitken, N., Hankin, R. K. S. and Clout, M. N. (2001). "Sex-biased dispersal and a density-independent mating system in the Australian brushtail possum, as revealed by minisatellite DNA profiling." Molecular Ecology 10(6): 1527-1537.

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Kean, R. I. (1951). "Estimation of the effects of deer and opossums in high country." New Zealand Scientific Review 9: 146-149.

Kean, R. I. (1959). "Bionomics of the brush-tailed opossum Trichosurus vulpecula in New Zealand." Nature 184: 1388-1389.

Kean, R. I. and Pracey, L. T. (1953). "Effects of the Australian opossum Trichosurus vulpecula on indigenous vegetation in New Zealand." 7th Pacific Scientific Congress: 696-705.

Kerle, J. A. (1984). "Variation in the ecology of Trichosurus: its adaptive significance." Possums and Gliders. Smith, A. P. and Hume, I. D., (Eds.), Chipping Norton, N.S.W., Surrey Beatty & Sons and Australian Mammal Society: 115-128.

Knightbridge, P. I. and Ogden, J. (1998). "Establishment patterns and host tree preferences of the emergent hemi-epiphytic tree Metrosideros robusta in northern New Zeeland." New Zealand Journal of Botany 36(2): 203-212.

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Leutert, A. (1988). "Mortality, foliage loss, and opossum browsing in Southern rata (Metrosideros umbellata) in Westland, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Botany 26: 7-20.

Lovegrove, T. (1996). "Wenderholm Regional Park rodent control and monitoring of New Zealand pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) 1995-1996." Auckland Regional Council Parks Service, Auckland, ARC Parks technical publication series, 6.

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Mason, R. (1958). "Foods of the Australian opossum (Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr) in New Zealand indigenous forest in the Orongorongo Valley, Wellington." New Zealand Journal of Science 1(4): 590-613.

McFadden, I. (1992). "Eradication of kiore (Rattus exulans) from Double Island, Mercury group, in northern New Zealand." Department of Conservation, Science & Research Internal Report, No. 130.

McLennan, J. A. and Potter, M. A. (1992). "Distribution, Population-Changes and Management of Brown Kiwi in Hawkes Bay." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 16(2): 91-102.

McLennan, J. A., Potter, M. A., Robertson, H. A., Wake, G. C., Colbourne, R., Dew, L., Joyce, L., McCann, A. J., Miles, J., Miller, P. J. and Reid, J. (1996). "Role of predation in the decline of kiwi, Apteryx spp, in New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 20(1): 27-35.

Meads, M. J. (1976). "Effects of opossum browsing on northern rata trees in the Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 3: 127-139.

Montague, T.L. (2000). "The brushtail possum.  Biology, impact, and management of an introduced marsupial." Lincoln, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press. 292 pp.

Moorhouse, R. J. (1997). "The diet of the North Island kaka (Nestor meridionalis septentrionalis) on Kapiti Island." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 21(2): 141-152.

Murphy, E. C., Robbins, L., Young, J. B. and Dowding, J. E. (1999). "Secondary poisoning of stoats after an aerial 1080 poison operation in Pureora Forest, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23(2): 175-182.

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Nicolaou, N. (1996?). "Wenderholm Regional Park rodent control and monitoring of New Zealand pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) 1994 - 1995." Auckland Regional Council Parks Service, Auckland, ARC Parks Technical Publication Series, 5.

Norton, D. A. (1991). "Trilepidea adamsii : An obituary for  a species." Conservation Biology 5(1): 52-57.

Nugent, G. (1992). "Big-game, small-game, and gamebird hunting in New Zealand: Hunting effort, harvest, and expenditure in 1988." New Zealand Journal of Zoology 19(3-4): 75-90.

Nugent, G., Fraser, W. and Sweetapple, P. (2001). "Top down or bottom up?  Comparing the impacts of introduced arboreal possums and 'terrestrial' ruminants on native forests in New Zealand." Biological Conservation 99: 65-79.

Numata, M. (1998). "Effects of possum control on leaf litter under northern rata (Metrosideros robusta) in the Whirinaki Forest Park, North Island , New Zealand ." Department of Conservation, Rangitaiki Area Office, Research report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the paper in "Practice of wildlife management": 20.

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Ogden, J. and Buddenhagen, C. (1994). "Long term forest dynamics and the influence of possums and goats on kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile) forest in the Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel Peninsula. - Some preliminary results." Possums as conservation pests,  Proceedings of a workshop on possums as conservation pests organised by the possum and bovine tuberculosis control national science strategy committee, Christchurch, O'Donnell, C. F., (Ed.) Department of Conservation. 17-23.

Ogilvie, S. C., Thomas, M. D., Morriss, G. A., Morgan, D. R. and Eason, C. T. (2000). "Investigation of sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) bait shyness in wild brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) populations." International Journal of Pest Management 46(1): 77-80.

Owen, H. J. and Norton, D. A. (1995). "The diet of introduced possum Trichosurus vulpecula in a low-diversity New Zealand Nothofagus forest and possible implications for conservation management." Biological Conservation 71: 339-345.

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Payton, I. (1990a). "Canopy dieback in rata-kamahi forest." Rotorua, New Zealand, Forest Research Institute. 4 pp.

Payton, I. J. (1987). "Canopy dieback in the rata (Metrosideros) - kamahi (Weinmannia) forests of Westland, New Zealand." Human impacts and management of mountain forests, Proceedings fo the 4th IUFRO Workshop, Fufimori, T. and Kimura, M., (Eds.), Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Ibaraki, Japan. 1.07-00.

Payton, I. J. (1990b). "Methodology for vegetation monitoring in relation to possum control." Forest Research Institute, Forest Research Institute contract report, FWE 90/33.

Payton, I. J., Forester, L., Frampton, C. M. and Thomas, M. D. (1997). "Response of selected tree species to the culling of introduced Australian brushtailed possums Trichosurus vulpecula at Waipoua Forest, Northland, New Zealand." Biological Conservation 81: 247-255.

Pekelharing, C. J. (1996). "Response of some indicator plant species in Otari native botanic garden, Wellington, following possum control." Workshop organised by the Possum and Bovine Tuberculosis Control National Science Strategy Committee, WellingtonThe Royal Society of New Zealand. 4-6.

Pekelharing, C. J. and Batcheler, C. L. (1990). "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." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 13(1): 73-82.

Pekelharing, C. J., Frampton, C. M. and Suisted, P. A. (1998a). "Seasonal variation in the impacts of brushtailed possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) on five palatable plant species in New Zealand beech (Nothofagus) forest." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 22(2): 141-148.

Pekelharing, C. J., Parkes, J. P. and Barker, R. J. (1998b). "Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) densities and impacts on Fuchsia (Fuchsia excorticata) in south Westland, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 22(2): 197-203.

Pekelharing, C. J. and Reynolds, R. N. (1983). "Distribution and abundance of browsing mammals in Westland National Prak in 1978, and some observations on their impact on the vegetaion." New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 13: 247-265.

Peterson, D. R., Blachke, P., Gibbs, D., Gordon, B. and Hughes, P. (1994). "Possum management in New Zealand." Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Wellington.

Poole, A. L. (1969). "The Opossum in New Zealand.  Habits and trapping." New Zealand Forest Service, Publicity item, 40.

Powlesland, R. G., Knegtmans, J. W. and Marshall, I. S. J. (1999). "Costs and benefits of aerial 1080 possum control operations using carrot baits to North Island robins (Petroica australis longipes), Pureora Forest Park." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23(2): 149-159.

Powlesland, R. G., Knegtmans, J. W. and Styche, A. (2000). "Mortality of North Island tomtits (Petroica macrocephala toitoi) caused by aerial 1080 possum control operations, 1997- 98, Pureora Forest Park." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 24(2): 161-168.

Pracey, L. T. (1974). "Introduction and liberation of the opossum (Trichosurus vulpecula) into New Zealand." New Zealand Forest Service, New Zealand Forest Service Series, 45.

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Reif, A. A. R. B. (1988). "Plant Communities of the Steepland Conifer-Broadleaved Hardwood Forests of Central Westland South Island New Zealand." Phytocoenologia 16(2): 145-224.

Rogers, G. M. and Leathwick, J. R. (1997). "Factors predisposing forests to canopy collapse in the Southern Ruahine Range, New Zealand." Biological Conservation 80: 325-338.

Rose, A. B., Pekelharing, C. J. and Platt, K. H. (1992). "Magnitude of canopy dieback and implications for conservation of southern rata - kamahi (Metrosideros umbellata - Weinmannia racemosa) forests, Central Westland, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 16(1): 23-32.

Rose, A. B., Pekelharing, C. J., Platt, K. H. and Woolmore, C. B. (1993). "Impact of invading brushtail possum populations on mixed beech-broadleaved forests, South Westland, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 17(1): 19-28.

Russell, G. L. (1981). "Forests and introduced mammals of Egmont National Park." New Zealand Forest Service.

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Saunders, A. (1990). "Mapara: island management "mainland" style." Ecological restoration of New Zealand islands, Towns, D. R., Daugherty, C. H. and Atkinson, I. A. E., (Eds.), Department of conservation, Wellington. 147-149.

Sessions, L. A. and Kelly, D. (2001). "Heterogeneity in vertebrate and invertebrate herbivory and its consequences for New Zealand mistletoes." Austral Ecology 26: 571-581.

Shaw, W. B. and Burns, B. R. (1997). "The ecology and conservation of the endangered endemic shrub, kowhai ngutukaka  Clianthus puniceus in New Zealand." Biological Conservation 81(1997).

Sherley(more_to_do), G. H. (1992). "Eradication of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) on Kapati Island, New Zealand:  Techniques and methods." Department of Conservation, Science and Research Series, No. 46.

Stewart, G. H. and Rose, A. B. (1988). "Factors predisposing Rata-Kamahi (Metrosideros umbellata-Weinmannia racemosa ) forests to canopy dieback, Westland, New Zealand." Geojournal 17(2): 217-223.

Sweetapple, P. and Nugent, G. (1999). "Provenance variation in fuchsia (Fuchsia excorticata) in relation to palatability to possums." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23(1): 1-10.

Sweetapple, P. J. and Nugent, G. (1998). "Comparison of two techniques for assessing possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) diet from stomach contents." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 22(2): 181-188.

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Thomas, M. D., Hickling, G. J., Coleman, J. D. and Pracy, L. T. (1993). "Long-term trends in possum numbers at Pararaki: Evidence of an irruptive fluctuation." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 17(1): 29-34.

Thomson, G. M. (1922). "The naturalisation of animals and plants in New Zealand." Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 28-33, 556-557.

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Veblen, T. T. and Stewart, G. H. (1980). "Comparison of forest structure and regeneration on Bench and Stewart Islands, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 3: 50-68.

Velben, T. T. and Stewart, G. H. (1982). "The effects of introduced wild animals on New Zealand forests." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 72: 372-397.

Veltman, C. (2000). "Do native wildlife benefit from possum control?" The brushtail possum  Biology, impact, and management of an introduced marsupial. Montague, T. L., (Ed.) Lincoln, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press: 241-250.

Veltman, C. J. and Pinder, D. N. (2001). "Brushtail possum mortality and ambient temperatures following aerial poisoning using 1080." Journal of Wildlife Management 65(3): 476-481.

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Williams, C. K. (1982). "Nutritional properties of some fruits eaten by the possum Trichosurus vulpecula in a New Zealand broad-leaf podocarp forest." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 5: 16-20.

Williams, P. A., Karl, B. J., Bannister, P. and Lee, W. G. (2000). "Small mammals as potential seed dispersers in New Zealand." Austral Ecology 25(5): 523-532.  

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Rats 
Ship rat (Rattus rattus rattus L.),
Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus), kiore (Rattus exulans Peale)

Department of Conservation: Rats

Department of Conservation: Kiore

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Allen, R. B. and Lee, W. G. "Regeneration in indigenous forest after eradication of Norway rats, Breaksea Island, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Botany.

Allen, R. B., Lee, W. G. and Rance, B. D. (1994). "Regeneration in indigenous forest after eradication of Norway rats, Breaksea Island, New-Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Botany 32(4): 429-439.

Alterio, N. and Moller, H. (2000). "Secondary poisoning of stoats (Mustela erminea) in a South Island podocarp forest, New Zealand: implications for conservation." Wildlife Research 27(5): 501-508.

Alterio, N., Moller, H. and Brown, K. (1999). "Trappability and densities of stoats (Mustela erminea) and ship rats (Rattus rattus) in a South Island Nothofagus forest, New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23(1): 95-100.

Annonymous (1995). "Volunteer efforts bring good results;  Getting the rats out of the Gulf." Greenseas(23 April): 10.

Atkinson, I. A. E. (1973). "Spread of the ship rat (Rattus rattus rattus L.) in New Zealand." Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 3: 457-472.

Atkinson, I. A. E. and Moller, H. (1998). "Kiore, Polynesian rat." The Handbook of New Zealand Mammals. King, C. M., (Ed.) Auckland, New Zealand, Oxford University Press: 175-192.

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Best, L. W. (1969). "Food of the roof-rat, Rattus rattus rattus (L.), in two forest areas of New Zealand." New Zealand Journal of Science 12: 258-267.

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Mice
House mouse (Mus musculus L.)

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Brown, K. P., Moller, H., Innes, J. and Aalterio, N. (1996). "Calibration of tunnel tracking rates to estimate relative abundance of ship rats (Rattus rattus) and mice (Mus musculus) in a New Zealand forest." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 20(2): 271-275.

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Murphy, E. C. (1992). "The effects of a natural increase in food supply on a wild population of house mice." New Zealand Journal of Ecology 16(1): 33-40.

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Ruscoe, W. A., Goldsmith, R. and Choquenot, D. (2001). "A comparison of population estimates and abundance indices for house mice inhabiting beech forests in New Zealand." Wildlife Research 28: 173-178.

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Invertebrates

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Beggs, J. R. (2001). "The ecological consequences of social wasps (Vespula spp.) invading an ecosystem that has an abundant carbohydrate resource." Biological Conservation 99: 1728.

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Kelly, D., Harrison, A. L., Lee, W. G., Payton, I. J., Wilson, P. R. and Schauber, E. M. (2000a). "Predator satiation and extreme mast seeding in 11 species of Chionochloa (Poaceae)." Oikos 90: 477-488.

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Sessions, L. A. and Kelly, D. (2001). "Heterogeneity in vertebrate and invertebrate herbivory and its consequences for New Zealand mistletoes." Austral Ecology 26: 571-581.

Sessions, L. A. and Kelly, D. (2002). "Predator-mediated apparent competition between an introduced grass (Agrostis capillaris) and a native fern Botrychium australe (Ophioglossaceae) in New Zealand." Oikos 96: 102-109.

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Wardle, D. A., Barker, G. M., Yeates, G. W., Bonner, K. I. and Ghani, A. (2001). "Introduced browsing mammals in natural New Zealand forests: aboveground and belowground consequences." Ecological Monographs 71: 587614.

Wardle, D. A., Bonner, K. I. and Barker, G. M. (2002). "Linkages between plant litter decomposition, litter quality, and vegetation responses to herbivores." Functional Ecology 16: 585595.

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