Tara Murray

LecturerTara Murray

School of Forestry Rm 231
Internal Phone: 95987

Qualifications

Research Interests

Current research projects:Conservation management of the Robust Grasshopper - threats, monitoring methods and ecological requirements (in collaboration with ECan and DOC) Impacts of insect defoliators on the growth and recovery of plantation eucalypts in Dryland environments (in collaboration with NZDFI)

Recent Publications

  • Altaner C., Apiolaza L., McConnochie R., Millen P. and Murray T. (2017) Section 1: NZDFI Breeding Research Plan.
  • Lin H., Murray TJ. and Mason EG. (2017) Incidence of and defoliation by a newly introduced pest,Paropsisterna variicollis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae),on eleven durable Eucalyptus species in Hawke’s Bay,New Zealand. New Zealand Plant Protection 70: 45-51.
  • Lin H., Murray TJ., Mason E. and Apiolaza L. (2017) Impact of simulated Paropsis charybdis defoliation on growth of young Eucalyptus bosistoana in a dryland field trial. Wellington: 66th Entomological Society of New Zealand Conference, 19-21 Apr 2017
  • Murray TJ. (2017) Canterbury Water Management Strategy Immediate Steps Fund FINAL REPORT: Braided River Habitat Enhancement Trial (Robust Grasshopper).Commissioned by Environment Canterbury/Department of Conservation. 16.
  • Murray TJ. (2017) Grasshoppers & gaps: approaches to strengthen New Zealand insect conservation. Wellington: 66th Entomological Society of New Zealand Conference, 19-21 Apr 2017