Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Pest management

Pest management resources include improved pest management through new and improved management strategies, tools and techniques – ranging from biological control to traps and toxins.

The key pest targets are possums, rodents, stoats, ferrets and invertebrates (wasps, ants). Staff have expertise in wildlife pest ecology, impact assessment, trap design and testing, animal welfare, toxicology, bait development, immunology, virology, reproductive biology, modelling, and decision support systems.