Nigel interviewed by Robyn Williams of the ABC Science Show

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Congrats to Dwi

For submitting his Masters of Science in Agriculture Thesis: Dwi Ristyadi Influence of pesticide type and adjacent crop vegetation on Arthropod Community Structure through a Soybean/ Sorghum cropping cycle Well done!

New lab publication

In collaboration with John Terblanche, Stellenbosch University, South Africa a paper on soldier beetles that were massing in Armidale 4. Andrew N. R., Hart R. A., Terblanche J. S. (2011) Limited plasticity of low temperature tolerance in an Australian cantharid beetle Chauliognathus lugubris. Physiological Entomology. DOI 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2011.00800.x Link to abstract

Congrats to Michelle for her first publication

Congrats to Michelle for her first publication Yates M., Andrew N. R. (2011) Comparison of ant community composition across different land-use types: assessing morphological traits with more common methods. Australian Journal of Entomology, 50, 118-124. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1440-6055.2010.00795.x/abstract

August 2011 lab updates

Nigel Andrew has been continuing his work on Iridomrymex purpureus physiological tolerances, acclimation and activity: assessing ant thermal tolerances and running speeds over the winter months. This work is in collaboration with John Terblanche (UStellenbosch South Africa) Myung-Pyo Jung (Climate Change & Agroecology Division, National Academy of Agricultural Science South Korea) and Rob Hart (UNE). […]

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